Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro

Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro By Newbell Niles Puckett, Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro Practical and emotional backgrounds Burial customs ghosts and witches Voodooism and conjuration Positive control signs minor charms and cures Negative control signs taboos Prophetic signs or omens
  • Title: Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro
  • Author: Newbell Niles Puckett
  • ISBN: 9780766127784
  • Page: 434
  • Format: Paperback
  • Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro By Newbell Niles Puckett, Practical and emotional backgrounds Burial customs, ghosts and witches Voodooism and conjuration Positive control signs, minor charms and cures Negative control signs, taboos Prophetic signs or omens Christianity and superstition.
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    1. A fascinating tome delving into the belief systems of Afro Americans in the early 20th century While I enjoyed reading about all the folk traditions and rituals, my joy was tainted by the downright patronizing tone of the author It was quite obvious that he thought African Americans were being silly by believing such things and a lot of the language used would be considered highly inappropriate in today s society I do understand that this was the norm during this time period, however Although I [...]


    2. I m currently obsessed with the first edition of this 1926 book thank you Carnegie Library While the racism of the white author is definitely dated, the tales he accumulates from hundreds of interviews are amazing to read even if he writes them down in somewhat patronizing dialect.


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