Rituals of resistance : African Atlantic religion in Kongo and the lowcountry South in the era of slavery (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Rituals of resistance : African Atlantic religion in Kongo and the lowcountry South in the era of slavery

Author: Jason R Young
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2011, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Louisiana paperback edView all editions and formats
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"In Rituals of Resistance Jason R. Young explores the religious and ritual practices that linked West-Central Africa with the Lowcountry region of Georgia and South Carolina during the era of slavery. The choice of these two sites mirrors the historical trajectory of the transatlantic slave trade, which for centuries transplanted Kongolese captives to the Lowcountry through the ports of Charleston and Savannah.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason R Young
ISBN: 9780807137192 0807137197
OCLC Number: 709891214
Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Kongo in the lowcountry --
Saline sacraments, water ritual, and the spirits of the deep : Christian conversion in Kongo and along the sea islands of the deep South --
Minkisi, conjure bags, and the African Atlantic religious complex --
Burial markers and other remembrances of the dead.
Responsibility: Jason R. Young.

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