Secrets, gossip and gods : the transformation of Brazilian candomble

A comprehensive look at the development, beliefs, and practices of Candomble, exploring its transformation from a secret society of slaves - hidden, persecuted, and marginalized - to a public religion that is very much part of Brazilian culture

Main Author: Johnson, Paul C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2002, 2002
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:A comprehensive look at the development, beliefs, and practices of Candomble, exploring its transformation from a secret society of slaves - hidden, persecuted, and marginalized - to a public religion that is very much part of Brazilian culture
Physical Description:xi, 225 p. ill
ISBN:9780199834358
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