Urban Voodoo

Urban Voodoo

Author: Christopher S. Hyatt

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ISBN: 1935150243

Page: 192

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This book fills a long-standing need in the literature: Voodoo, Santeria, and Macumba as practised today in cities throughout the Western world.

This book fills a long-standing need in the literature: Voodoo, Santeria, and Macumba as practised today in cities throughout the Western world. It is not another history or sociological study, but a candid personal account by two who came to "the religion" from the outside. It includes descriptions of the phenomena triggered by Voodoo practice, divination techniques, spells and a method of self-initiation.



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