From Library Journal
This 1947 title studies the religious sect known as the candomble-a spirit possession religion developed by West African female slaves brought to Brazil. In researching the volume, Landes interviewed those who practice the religion and observed its ceremonies. For anthropology, religion, and women's collections.
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This book is the landmark study of candomblé, the Afro-Brazilian religion of Bahia, Brazil.
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