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Creolization and <i>Connaissance</i>

Andrew Apter

in Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter applies Yoruba revisionary strategies to the New World dynamics of creolization. It focuses on the Petwo paradox in Haitian Vodou, which opposes Creole powers of money and magic to the ... More


Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the seasoned trend of disavowing Africa in the Black Atlantic, showing how Yoruba cultural frameworks from West Africa remade black kingdoms and communities in the Americas. ... More


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