Books in category Religion – Ethnic & Tribal

  • Becoming Rasta

    Becoming Rasta
    Charles Price

    Spanning the time of slavery up to the present, the volume moves beyond Protestant Christianity to address a broad diversity of African American religion from Conjure, Orisa, and Black Judaism to Islam, African American Catholicism, and …

  • Recreating Africa

    Recreating Africa
    James H. Sweet

    Exploring the cultural lives of African slaves in the early colonial Portuguese world, with an emphasis on the more than one million Central Africans who survived the journey to Brazil, James Sweet lifts a curtain on their lives as Africans …

  • Being Latino in Christ

    Being Latino in Christ
    Orlando Crespo

    In this books he helps you to reflect on your own voyage of self-understanding and on what it means to have a mixed heritage from the days of the original Spanish Conquest to the present.

  • Comfa Religion and Creole Language in a Caribbean Community

    Comfa Religion and Creole Language in a Caribbean Community
    Kean Gibson

    A description and analysis of the Guyanese religion known as "Comfa."

  • The Beauty of the Primitive

    The Beauty of the Primitive
    Andrei A. Znamenski

    The Beauty of the Primitive explores how shamanism, an obscure word introduced by the eighteenth-century German explorers of Siberia, entered Western humanities and social sciences, and has now become a powerful idiom used by nature and …

  • IfĂ Divination Knowledge Power and Performance

    Ifá Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance
    Jacob K. Olupona, Rowland O. Abiodun

    This landmark volume compiled by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun brings readers into the diverse world of Ifá—its discourse, ways of thinking, and artistic expression as manifested throughout the Afro-Atlantic.

  • Maori Religion and Mythology

    Maori Religion and Mythology
    Edward Shortland

    Chapter II contains a tradition as to Maori Cosmogony more particular in some details than I have ever met with elsewhere.

  • Ownership and Nurture

    Ownership and Nurture
    Marc Brightman, Carlos Fausto, Vanessa Grotti

    The first book to address the classic anthropological theme of property through the ethnography of Amazonia, Ownership and Nurture sets new and challenging terms for anthropological debates about the region and about property in general.

  • Fetishes and Monuments

    Fetishes and Monuments
    Roger Sansi

    Focusing on the particular histories of objects, images, spaces and persons who embodied it, this book portrays the historical journey from weapons of sorcery looted by the police, to hidden living stones, to public works of art attacked by …

  • Spirit Song

    Spirit Song
    Marc Gidal

    The first book in English to focus on music in Afro-Brazilian religions, Spirit Song is a landmark study that will be of interest to ethnomusicologists, anthropologists, and religious studies scholars.

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