Vodou En Vogue: Fashioning Black Divinities in Haiti and the United States

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Price
$28.69
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
6.06 X 9.13 X 0.79 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781469674018

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About the Author

Eziaku Atuama Nwokocha is assistant professor of religion at the University of Miami.

Reviews

This innovative book centers on fashion and dress among female Vodou practitioners, focusing on fashion's significance within religious ritual, material aesthetics, and embodiment by spirits. . . . Highly recommended."--CHOICE


An engaging analysis of the role of adornment in collective practices of practitioners . . . by a scholar who spent more than a decade observing and participating in Vodou ceremonies."--Reading Religion


[Nwokocha's] ethnographic framework and methodology help to paint a vivacious portrait of fashion as revealed through the lived experiences and ritual performances of the social actors in Manbo Maude's Vodou communities."--Sociology of Religion