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Mojo workin' : the old African American Hoodoo system / Katrina Hazzard-Donald.

Author/creator Hazzard-Donald, Katrina, 1948-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoUrbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, 2013.
Descriptionx, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Prescript -- Traditional religion in West Africa and in the new world: a thematic overview -- Disruptive intersection: slavery and the African background in the making of Hoodoo -- The search for High John the Conquer -- Crisis at the crossroads: sustaining and transforming Hoodoo's old black tradition from Emancipation to World War II -- The demise of Dr. Buzzard: black belt Hoodoo between the two World Wars -- Healin' da sick, raisin' da daid: Hoodoo as health care, root doctors, midwives, treaters -- Black belt Hoodoo in the post-World War II cultural environment -- Postscript.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [211]-225) and index.
LCCN 2012020649
ISBN9780252037290 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0252037294 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780252078767 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0252078764 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780252094460 (ebk.)
ISBN0252094468 (ebk.)
Standard identifier# 40021813222

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