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Rara!
Rara!
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Rara!

Elizabeth McAlister
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Rara!

Elizabeth McAlister
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Rara is a vibrant annual street festival in Haiti, when followers of the Afro-Creole religion called Vodou march loudly into public space to take an active role in politics. Working deftly with highly original ethnographic material, Elizabeth McAlister shows how Rara bands harness the power of Vodou spirits and the recently dead to broadcast coded points of view with historical, gendered, and transnational dimensions.

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Publisher
University of California Press
Year
2002
ISBN
9780520926745
Topic
Theology & Religion
Subtopic
Comparative Religion
Edition
1

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