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Religion In Post-Earthquake Haiti, Elizabeth Mcalister, Leslie Desmangles Dec 2009

Religion In Post-Earthquake Haiti, Elizabeth Mcalister, Leslie Desmangles

Elizabeth McAlister

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From The Rubble To The Telethon: Music, Religion, And The Haiti Quake, Elizabeth Mcalister Dec 2009

From The Rubble To The Telethon: Music, Religion, And The Haiti Quake, Elizabeth Mcalister

Elizabeth McAlister

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Rara! Vodou, Power And Performance In Haiti And Its Diaspora, Elizabeth Mcalister Dec 2001

Rara! Vodou, Power And Performance In Haiti And Its Diaspora, Elizabeth Mcalister

Elizabeth McAlister

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.