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The "New World" Surrounds an Ocean: Theorizing the Live Dialogue between African and African American Cultures
(Afro-Atlantic Dialogues: Anthropology in the Diaspora, 2006-04-15)
Tradition, Transnationalism and Gender in the Afro-Brazilian Candomble
(Cultural Agency in the Americas, 2006)
The transnational influence of US feminist anthropologist Ruth Landes and Brazilian nationalist pride fueled homophobia in the treatment of male Candomble priests by the Brazilian state and bourgeoisie. The "cult matriarchy" ...
Free to Be a Slave: Slavery as a Metaphor in the Afro-Atlantic Religions
(Africas of the Americas: Beyond the Search for Origins in the Study of Afro-Atlantic Religions, 2008)
Government by Seduction: History and the Tropes of 'Mounting' in Ọyọ-Yoruba Religion
(Modernity and Its Malcontents: Ritual and Power in Africa, 1993)
Religions, African, in the Americas
(The Encyclopedia of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1997)
The Many Who Dance in Me: Afro-Atlantic Ontology and the Problem with 'Transnationalism
(Transnational Transcendence: Essays on Religion and Globalization, 2009-03-31)
This innovative collection examines the transnational movements, effects, and transformations of religion in the contemporary world, offering a fresh perspective on the interrelation between globalization and religion. Taken ...
Is There Gender in Yorùbá Culture?
(Òrìşà devotion as world religion : the globalization of Yorùbá religious culture, 2008-01-01)
As the twenty-first century begins, tens of millions of people participate in devotions to the spirits called Òrìsà. This book explores the emergence of Òrìsà devotion as a world religion, one of the most remarkable and ...
Islands Are Not Isolated: Reconsidering the Roots of Gullah Distinctiveness
(Grass roots: African origins of an American art, 2008-09-30)
In this investigation of America's most enduring African-inspired art form, the Lowcountry basket becomes a prism through which to explore 300 years of American and African history.