Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

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Thirty-five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, anthropologist Richard Price encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living in a rough shantytown on the outskirts of Cayenne, French Guiana. Tooy is a time traveler who crosses boundaries between centuries, continents, the worlds of the living and the dead, and the visible and invisible. With an innovative blend of storytelling and scholarship, "Travels with Tooy" recounts the mutually ...

Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226680590

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Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226680583

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