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Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Henry B. Lovejoy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic ... More


The Origins of Santería/Regla Lucumí

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses other social and historical factors that undoubtedly contributed to the emergence of Santería. It looks at Regla Lucumí, which is the name of the other popular and most ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Pérez

in Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The introduction begins by addressing the omission of food preparation and casual conversation from analyses of Black Atlantic religions. The author contends that the transnational expansion of these ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the themes central to the book, which aims to provide a rich understanding of the many variables at work during live Lucumí performances. It presents some of the ... More


. The Lucumí Religion and Its Music

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter first discusses Lucumí beliefs; instruments of the Lucumí religion; and the structure of a toque de santo and the role of money. Batá drumming events were organized around a concept ... More


. Overview of the Batá Repertoire

Kenneth Schweitzer

in The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter begins by introducing the descriptive notation employed throughout this study. It then compares the author’s choices concerning pitch, timbre, rhythm, terminology, and other musical ... More


Ethnogenesis from Within

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/9780226506555.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a polemical counterpoint to “externalist” accounts of Yoruba ethnogenesis, in which the development of Yoruba identity in the late 19th century is attributed to Fulani ... More


Ṣàngó Tẹ̀ Dún

Henry B. Lovejoy

in Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Once Prieto retired from the military, he and his wife, Maria Francisca Camejo, became the leaders of one Cuba’s most famous cabildos de nación dedicated to Santa Bárbara, aka Ṣàngó. Their leadership ... More


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