Voodoos and Obeahs. Phases of West India Witchcraft. Voodoo, S. J. Williams, Joseph J.

Voodoos and Obeahs. Phases of West India Witchcraft.

New York: Dial Press, 1932. Third Printing of the First Edition. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket with a closed edge tear and mottling to the spine from interior tape reinforcement. The primary strength of this work is the careful documentation of the history and ethnography of Vodun. Williams includes numerous quotes from rare documents and books on the subject. This is required reading if you want to understand the background of Haitian and Jamaican Vodun, and the profound influence of imperialism, slavery and racism on its development. Item #27439

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