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3 WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY: BECOMING A TILE IN THE
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written by Philip W. Scher, 1965-; in Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity: A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean, Library of Anthropology (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1999), 45-66
Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at home. Drawing up...
written by Philip W. Scher, 1965-; in Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity: A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean, Library of Anthropology (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1999), 45-66
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13. Unveiling the Orisha
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written by Philip W. Scher, 1965-; edited by Sandra T. Barnes, 1935-; in Africa's Ogun: Old World and NewAfrica's Ogun: Old World and New (Second Expanded Edition) (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997, originally published 1989), 315-331
The second edition of this landmark work is enhanced by new chapters on Ogun worship in the New World. From reviews of the first edition:... an ethnographically rich contribution to the historical understanding of West African culture, as well as an exploration of the continued vitality of that culture in the chan...
written by Philip W. Scher, 1965-; edited by Sandra T. Barnes, 1935-; in Africa's Ogun: Old World and NewAfrica's Ogun: Old World and New (Second Expanded Edition) (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997, originally published 1989), 315-331
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