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
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ISBN 9780520940277
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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