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Title:Religious circulation in Transatlantic Africa
Editor:Kamp, Linda van deISNI
Year:2016
Periodical:African Diaspora: a Journal of Transnational Africa in a Global World (ISSN 1872-5457)
Volume:9
Issue:1-2
Pages:1-99
Language:English
Geographic terms:Africa
Germany
Brazil
Suriname
Netherlands
Portugal
Guinea-Bissau
Senegal
Spain
Subjects:African religions
Afro-Brazilians
Afro-Caribbeans
dance
marabouts
Sufism
death rites
religious movements
Link:http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18725465-00901006
Abstract:This special issue of African Diaspora analyzes Transatlantic connections with regard to African or African-derived religions. It discusses the circulation of religious ideas between Africa, Europe and the Americas, stressing the multi-directional exchange between the continents. Contributions: Introduction: religious circulation in Transatlantic Africa (Linda van de Kamp); Dancing with the 'orixás': music, body and the circulation of African 'candomblé' symbols in Germany (Joana Bahia); African power: West African mediums catering to Surinamese clients in the Netherlands (Amber Gemmeke); Circulating spirits and dead bodies: funerary transnationalism among immigrants from Guinea-Bissau in Portugal (Clara Saraiva); Transnational Baye-fallism: transformation of a Sufi heterodoxy through diasporic circulation (Ester Massó Guijarro). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. in English and French. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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