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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

), a turbulence that in the case of Ayoreo people is depicted through religious indoctrination, brutality and shame, constant starvation and slavery, murder, and being hunted in the forest. Nevertheless, even in the worst scenarios of this life (such as

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

to their African origins are constant, either visually in the decoration of academies or in the way leaders speak about slavery and oppression. Additionally, capoeira Angola mirrors the strict hierarchy of knowledge and power that exists in the Afro

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

-Americans to visit slavery sites on the African coast. In the section dedicated to ‘faith tourism’, Stausberg cites a study about Cuba, where Afro-religious traditions inspire spectacles that take place in hotels and whose priests can be accessed thanks to

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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

-Diamare and political power] . Paris : L’Harmattan . Wendl , Tobias . 1999 . “ Slavery, Spirit Possession and Ritual Consciousness. The Tchamba Cult among the Mina of Togo ” In Spirit Possession: Modernity and Power in Africa , ed. Heike Behrend and

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Francis, a Criollo Pope

Valentina Napolitano

centuries, Criollo emerged as a ‘color’ category, connected to a history of slavery and part of a lived taxonomical imagination in which space, race, and politics intersected. The term is indeed polymorphic. In places like Mexico, creolization is connected

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

, 2012b , 2015 , 2016a ). Nuosu, for instance, lure back their lost souls in soul-calling rituals, just as they once lured slaves away from rival masters before slavery was dismantled in the Democratic Reforms (Ch. minzhu gaige 民主改革) of 1956

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

Populations .” In Slavery in the Americas , ed. Wolfgang Binder , 337 – 364 . Würzburg : Königshauser und Neumann . Palmié , Stephan . 2014 . “ The Eyamba of North Fairmount Avenue, the Wizard of Menlo Park, and the Dialectics of Ensoniment: An