The Voodoo Encyclopedia: Magic, Ritual, and Religion

The Voodoo Encyclopedia: Magic, Ritual, and Religion

by Jeffrey E. Anderson (Editor)

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Overview

This compelling reference work introduces the religions of Voodoo, a onetime faith of the Mississippi River Valley, and Vodou, a Haitian faith with millions of adherents today.


• Addresses both Vodou and Voodoo

• Situates the religions both religiously and historically

• Examines the African contributions to the faiths on a regional basis

• Introduces important gods and ceremonies

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610692083
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/26/2015
Pages: 438
Sales rank: 1,219,151
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey E. Anderson, PhD, is the Dr. William R. Hammond Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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