Hoodoo Voodoo and Conjure A Handbook

Hoodoo  Voodoo  and Conjure  A Handbook
Author : Jeffrey E. Anderson
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 200
Release : 2008-10-30
ISBN 10 : 9780313342226
ISBN 13 : 0313342229
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hoodoo Voodoo and Conjure A Handbook Book Description:

Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written for students and general readers, this book is a convenient introduction to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure. The volume begins by defining and classifying elements of these spiritual traditions. It then provides a wide range of examples and texts, which illustrate the richness of these beliefs and practices. It also examines the scholarly response to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure, and it explores the presence of hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure in popular culture. The volume closes with a glossary and bibliography. Students in social studies classes will use this book to learn more about African American magical beliefs, while literature students will enjoy its exploration of primary sources and literary works.


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