Bibliographic Details

Black magic : religion and the African American conjuring tradition / Yvonne P. Chireau.

Author / Creator Chireau, Yvonne Patricia, 1961-
Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2003.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations
Language English
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
RELIGION -- Reference.
African Americans -- Religion.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11128924
ISBN 9780520940277
052094027X
9781417508273
1417508272
9780520209879
0520209877
Digital file characteristics data file
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This work looks at the origins, meaning and uses of Conjure - the African American tradition of healing and harming that evolved from African, European and American elements - from the slavery period to well into the 20th century. The author rewrites the dichotomy between magic and religion.
Other form Print version: Chireau, Yvonne Patricia, 1961- Black magic. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2003 9780520209879 0520209877