The spirits and the law : vodou and power in Haiti (Book, 2015) []
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The spirits and the law : vodou and power in Haiti

The spirits and the law : vodou and power in Haiti

Author: Kate Ramsey
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

After Haiti's recent earthquake, various American commentators - from Pat Robertson to David Brooks - joined a long tradition of blaming Vodou for the country's woes. This book examines that vexed  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Ramsey
ISBN: 9780226703800 0226703800
OCLC Number: 939855856
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kate Ramsey.


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"In this compelling study, Ramsey culls a remarkable set of materials to bring to bear on the topic, ranging from colonial travel accounts, memoirs, State Department records, and UN sorcery reports. Read more...

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