New Orleans Voudou Priestess The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau

ISBN-10: 0813032148

ISBN-13: 9780813032146

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Description: Legendary for an unusual combination of spiritual power, beauty, charisma, showmanship, intimidation, and shrewd business sense, Marie Leveau also was known for her kindness and charity, nursing yellow fever victims and ministering to condemned prisoners, and her devotion to the Roman Catholic Church. In separating verifiable fact from semi-truths and complete fabrication, Carolyn Morrow Long explores the unique social, political, and legal setting in which the lives of Laveau's African and European ancestors became intertwined in nineteenth-century New Orleans.

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 10/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.364

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Definitions
Prologue: The "Laveau Legend" in Print and Performance
The Colonial Past
The Antebellum City
Domestic Life
Slaves
Hard Times
Voudou
St. John's Eve
Doctor John
Prison Ministry
Final Years
Descendants
The Second Marie Laveau
Conclusion
Louisiana Writers' Project Informants
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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