Governing spirits : religion, miracles, and spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956 (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Governing spirits : religion, miracles, and spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Author: Reinaldo L Román
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spiritism, Santeria, and other African-derived traditions were characterized as "a plague of superstition." Examining seven episodes between 1898 and the Cuban Revolution when the public demanded  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Román, Reinaldo L.
Governing spirits.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007023195
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reinaldo L Román
OCLC Number: 748910457
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
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Contents: Governing man-gods in Cuba : Hilario Mustelier and Juan Manso --
Governing saints in Puerto Rico : Elenita and the Hermanos Cheos --
Governing witchcraft : journalists and brujos in Republican Cuba --
Self-governing spirits : la Samaritana and Puerto Rico's espiriteros --
Managing miracles in Batista's Cuba : la estigmatizada and clavelito --
Managing miracles in the Commonwealth : the virgin visits Sabana Grande --
Epilogue: The Chupacabras : discourses and social action.
Responsibility: Reinaldo L. Román.

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