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Black Magic: Religion and the African American Conjuring Tradition - Chireau, Yvonne P
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Black Magic looks at the origins, meaning, and uses of Conjure -- the African American tradition of healing and harming that evolved from African, European, and American elements -- from the slavery period to well into the twentieth century. Illuminating a world that is dimly understood by both scholars and the general public, Yvonne P. Chireau describes Conjure and other related traditions, such as Hoodoo and Rootworking, in a beautifully written, richly detailed history that presents the voices and experiences of African ...

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Black Magic: Religion and the African American Conjuring Tradition 2006, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520249882

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Black Magic: Religion and the African American Conjuring Tradition 2003, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520209879

Hardcover