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- DescriptionMama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. The author tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African ancestor and ending with Claudine Michel's account of working with Mama Lola after the Haitian earthquake.
- Author BiographyKaren McCarthy Brown is Professor Emerita of the Sociology and Anthropology of Religion at the Graduate and Theological Schools of Drew University. Claudine Michel is Professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
- Author(s)Karen McCarthy Brown
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication05/04/2011
- GenreNon-Christian Religions
- Series TitleComparative Studies in Religion & Society
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note47 b/w illustrations
- Weight490 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Foreword byClaudine Michel
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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