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The Resource Diaspora conversions : Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa, Paul Christopher Johnson

Diaspora conversions : Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa, Paul Christopher Johnson

Label
Diaspora conversions : Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa
Title
Diaspora conversions
Title remainder
Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Paul Christopher Johnson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By joining a diaspora, a society may begin to change its religious, ethnic, and even racial identifications by rethinking its ""pasts."" This pioneering multisite ethnography explores how this phenomenon is affecting the remarkable religion of the Garifuna, historically known as the Black Caribs, from the Central American coast of the Caribbean. It is estimated that one-third of the Garifuna have migrated to New York City over the past fifty years. Paul Christopher Johnson compares Garifuna spirit possession rituals performed in Honduran villages with those conducted in New York, and what emer
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Paul C.
Dewey number
299.7/892
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F1505.2.C3
LC item number
J64 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
F1505.2.C3
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Garifuna (Caribbean people)
  • Honduras
  • New York (State)
Label
Diaspora conversions : Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa, Paul Christopher Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-317) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What is diasporic religion? -- "These sons of freedom" : Back Caribs across three diasporic horizons -- Shamans at work in the villages -- Shamans at work in New York -- Ritual in the homeland; or, making the land "home" in ritual -- Ritual in the Bronx -- Finding Africa in New York -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Trajectory of a moving object, the caldero
Control code
182575314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435611368
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt382j
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182575314
Label
Diaspora conversions : Black Carib religion and the recovery of Africa, Paul Christopher Johnson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-317) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What is diasporic religion? -- "These sons of freedom" : Back Caribs across three diasporic horizons -- Shamans at work in the villages -- Shamans at work in New York -- Ritual in the homeland; or, making the land "home" in ritual -- Ritual in the Bronx -- Finding Africa in New York -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Trajectory of a moving object, the caldero
Control code
182575314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435611368
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt382j
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182575314

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