Our Lady Of Class Struggle

by Terry Rey
Our Lady Of Class Struggle
  • ISBN-13: 9780865436954
  • Author(s): Terry Rey
  • Subject: Black & Asian studies|Black studies
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 11-10-1999
  • Format: p/b

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£26.99
This work on the cult of the Virgin Mary in Haiti is one of the most extensive ethnographical studies of religion to be carried out in the Caribbean. A sociological analysis of the extraordinary Marian devotion in Haiti, it reveals the differences between the Marianism of the poor and the rich, explaining how these came about and exploring the symbols, beliefs and practices of Marian devotion with their correspondents in Haitian Voodoo.
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This work on the cult of the Virgin Mary in Haiti is one of the most extensive ethnographical studies of religion to be carried out in the Caribbean. A sociological analysis of the extraordinary Marian devotion in Haiti, it reveals the differences between the Marianism of the poor and the rich, explaining how these came about and exploring the symbols, beliefs and practices of Marian devotion with their correspondents in Haitian Voodoo.