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Rara! Vodou, Power, and Performance in Haiti and Its Diaspora

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Religious festivals,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology,
  • Voodoo music,
  • Haiti,
  • Rara Festival,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Religion / General,
  • Folk music,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Songs and music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711140M
    ISBN 100520228235
    ISBN 109780520228238

    Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas. Edited by Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister and Latin American Studies at Wesleyan University. She is the author of Rara!: Vodou, Power, and Performance in Haiti and its The essays in this book analyze the subject in sophisticated and fascinating ways and the volume as a whole is.


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Rara is a form of festival music that originated in Haiti, that is used for street processions, typically during Easter music centers on a set of cylindrical bamboo trumpets called vaccine, but also features drums, maracas, güiras or güiros (a percussion instrument), and metal bells, as well as sometimes alsos which are made from recycled metal, often coffee cans.

Elizabeth McAlister is Professor of Religion, and also teaches in American Studies and African American Studies.

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