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

By Ras Michael Brown

African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry examines perceptions of the flora and fauna printed by way of the spiritual rules and practices of African-descended groups in South Carolina from the colonial interval into the 20th century. targeting Kongo nature spirits often called the simbi, Ras Michael Brown describes the basic function faith performed in key old techniques, akin to constructing new groups and incorporating American kinds of Christianity into an African-based spirituality. This ebook illuminates how humans of African descent engaged the religious panorama of the Lowcountry via their subsistence practices, non secular reviews and political discourse.

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