Ras Michael Brown's African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry PDF

By Ras Michael Brown

African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry examines perceptions of the wildlife published through the spiritual rules and practices of African-descended groups in South Carolina from the colonial interval into the 20th century. targeting Kongo nature spirits referred to as the simbi, Ras Michael Brown describes the fundamental position faith performed in key old techniques, comparable to constructing new groups and incorporating American different types of Christianity into an African-based spirituality. This booklet illuminates how humans of African descent engaged the religious panorama of the Lowcountry via their subsistence practices, non secular stories and political discourse.

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