Devil and the Land of the Holy Cross Witchcraft, Slavery, and Popular Religion in Colonial Brazil

ISBN-10: 0292702361
ISBN-13: 9780292702363
Edition: 2004
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Description: Focusing on sorcery, the author argues that European traditions of witchcraft combined with practices of Indians & African slaves to form a uniquely Brazilian set of beliefs that became central to the lives of the people of the colony.

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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 2/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 374
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452

Focusing on sorcery, the author argues that European traditions of witchcraft combined with practices of Indians & African slaves to form a uniquely Brazilian set of beliefs that became central to the lives of the people of the colony.

Laura de Mello e Souza is Professor of History at the Universidade de S�o Paulo.

Preface to the English Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Translator' Note
A Wealth of Impieties: The Colony' Lot
The New World between God and the Devil
Popular Religiosity in the Colony
Sorcery, Magical Practices, and Daily Life
Material Survival
The Onset of Conflict
Maintaining Bonds of Affection6
Culture, Imagination, and Everyday Life
Intertwined Discourses
Remarkable Stories: Where Their Roads Led
Conclusion
Sabbats and Calundus
Appendix: Tables
Notes
Glossary
Sources and Bibliography
Index

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