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Author Parés, Luis Nicolau, author

Title The formation of Candomblé : Vodun history and ritual in Brazil / Luis Nicolau Parés ; translated by Richard Vernon in collaboration with the author
Published Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Latin America in translation / en traducción / em tradução
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Contents Between two coasts: nations, ethnicities, ports, and the slave trade -- The formation of a Jeje ethnic identity in Bahia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- From Calundu to Candomblé: the formative process of Afro-Brazilian religion -- The Jeje contribution to the institutionalization of Candomblé in the nineteenth century -- Bogum and Roça de Cima: the parallel history of two Jeje terreiros in the second half of the nineteenth century -- Leadership and internal dynamic of the Bogum and Seja Hundé terreiros in the twentieth century -- The Jeje Pantheon and its transformations -- The ritual: characteristics of the Jeje-Mahi liturgy in Bahia
Summary Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil
Notes Originally published in Portuguese in Campinas by Editora da Unicamp as A formação do Candomblé: História e ritual da nação jeje na Bahia, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Blacks -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) -- Ethnic identity.
Blacks -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) -- History.
Blacks -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) -- Religion.
Candomblé (Religion) -- Brazil -- Bahia (State)
Bahia (Brazil : State) -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807833118
Other Titles Formação do Candomblé. English