Tribal religions

    Animism

    Paperback £13.70

    Graham Harvey explores current and past animistic beliefs and practices of Native Americans, Maori, Aboriginal Australians, and eco-pagans. He considers the varieties of animism found in these cultures as well as their shared desire to live respectfully within larger natural communities.

    Critical Perspectives on Empire

    By Diana Paton

    Hardback £64.14

    An innovative history of the politics and practice of the Caribbean spiritual healing techniques known as obeah. Diana Paton traces how representations of obeah were entangled with key moments in Caribbean history, from eighteenth-century slave rebellions to the formation of new nations after independence.

    Animism in Rainforest and Tundra

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    The contributors conducted their ethnographic fieldwork among peoples undergoing transformative processes of their lived environments, such as the depletion of natural resources and migration to urban centers. They describe here fundamental relational modes that are being tested in the face of change, presenting groundbreaking research...

    Coming Full Circle: Spirituality and Wellness among Native Communities in the Pacific Northwest

    By Suzanne J. Crawford O'Brien

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    Draws on a historical framework in reflecting on contemporary tribal health-care efforts and the ways in which they engage indigenous healing traditions alongside twenty-first-century biomedicine.

    Making African Christianity: Africans Reimagining Their Faith in Colonial South Africa

    By Robert J. Houle

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    Robert J. Houle examines the history of faith among colonial Zulu Christians known as amaKholwa, in what would become South Africa, arguing that Africans successfully naturalized Christianity. Houle believes that before the religion could take hold, several aspects of Christianity needed to be "translated" to fill critical gaps between existing...

    The Cooking of History: How Not to Study Afro-Cuban Religion

    By Stephan Palmie

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    Over a lifetime of studying Cuban Santeria and other religions related to Orisha worship - a practice also found among the Yoruba in West Africa. This title provides an analysis of these assumptions, in the process offering an incisive critique both of the anthropology of religion and of scholarship on...

    Sacred Wisdom of the American Indians

    By Larry J. Zimmerman

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    A detailed, authoritative, kaleidoscopic and richly illustrated picture of tribal and sacred traditions from all regions of North America

    Mama Lola

    By Karen McCarthy Brown

    Paperback £16.86

    Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. The author tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African ancestor and ending with Claudine Michel's account of working with Mama Lola after the Haitian earthquake.

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