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Experiential Caribbean Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

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ISBN-10: 1469630877

ISBN-13: 9781469630878

Edition: 2017

Authors: Pablo F. G�mez

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Opening a window on a dynamic realm far beyond imperial courts, anatomical theaters, and learned societies, Pablo F. Gomez examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative, experientially-based knowledge about the human body and the natural world during the long seventeenth century. Gomez treats the early modern intellectual culture of these mostly black and free Caribbean communities on its own merits and not only as it relates to well-known frameworks for the study of science and medicine. Drawing on an array of governmental and ecclesiastical sources--notably Inquisition records--Gomez highlights more than one hundred black ritual practitioners regarded as…    
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 4/17/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English