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Black magic : religion and the African American conjuring tradition

Author: Yvonne Patricia Chireau; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Patricia Chireau; ProQuest (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1261918220
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: ix, 222 p. : ill.
Contents: "Our religion and superstition was all mixed up" : conjure, Christianity and African American supernatural traditions --
"Africa was a land a' magic power since de beginnin' a history" : old world sources of conjuring traditions --
"Folks can do yuh lots of harm" : African American supernatural harming traditions --
"Medical doctors can't do you no good" : conjure and African American traditions of healing --
"We all believed in hoodoo" : conjure and Black American cultural traditions.
Responsibility: Yvonne P. Chireau.


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