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  • ISBN 0813037360
  • ISBN13 978-0813037363
  • Language English
  • Author Keith E. McNeal
  • Publisher University Press of Florida (December 18, 2011)
  • Pages 408
  • Formats lrf lit rtf txt
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Americas
  • Size ePub 1793 kb
  • Size Fb2 1110 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
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“Provides us with a masterful account of how socially marginalized segments of the African and Indian communities of Trinidad and Tobago developed trance-based religious cults linked with differing cultural heritages. Penetrating deeply into these two different communities with his careful fieldwork, he then places them within a brilliant account of the overall cultural history of this island nation.”—Paul Younger, author of New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East AfricaThis comparative study of African and Hindu popular religions in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago charts the development of religion in the Caribbean by analyzing the ways ecstatic forms of worship, enacted through trance performance and spirit mediumship, have adapted to capitalism and reconfigured themselves within the context of modernity.  

Keith E. McNeal’s book is an interesting study of religious trance in. Spiritual Baptism, Shango and Orisha, the religious . nature of these so-called trance religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Keith E. Spiritual Baptism, Shango and Orisha, the religious traditions of African. background, as well as in Kali Worship, rooted in Hinduism. more than this, since it also provides the reader with a profound psy-. chological analysis of trance as well as a sociological analysis of the. nature of these so-called trance religions in Trinidad and Tobago. The prologue is devoted to a report of a so-called Shakti Puja, a ritual. in which mainly Hindu people venerate the goddess Kali.

He pays attention to the transnational communities that influence these religions as well as the influence of class, both internal and external to Hindu and African communities

Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago by Keith E. McNeal Publisher: University Press of Florida 2011 ISBN: 0813037360 408 pages PDF 5,4 MB This comparative study of African and Hindu popular religions in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago charts the development of religion in the Caribbean by analyzing the ways ecstatic.

972983 23. Personal Name: McNeal, Keith E. Publication, Distribution, et. Gainesville Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Geographic Name: Trinidad and Tobago Religion. Rubrics: Yoruba (African people) Trinidad and Tobago Religion Hindus. Download now Trance and modernity in the southern Caribbean : African and Hindu popular religions in Trinidad and Tobago Keith E. McNeal. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

Tobago (New World Diasporas): The cover shows normal wear and tear. May contain highlighting, handwriting or underlining through out the book. Keith E. McNeal is associate professor of anthropology in the department of comparative cultural studies at the University of Houston.

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McNeal KE (2011) Trance and modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu popular religions in Trinidad and Tobago. University Press of Florida, GainesvilleGoogle Scholar. McNeal KE (2015) Death and the problem of orthopraxy in Caribbean Hinduism: reconsidering the politics and poetics of Indo-Trinidadian mortuary ritual. In: Forde M, Hume Y (eds) Passages and afterworlds: death and mortuary ritual in the Caribbean. Duke University Press, DurhamGoogle Scholar. Pennington BK (2005) Was Hinduism invented? Britons, Indians, and the colonial construction of religion

Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular . This last premise enables the contributors to analyze these religions in conjunction with one another and as overlapping, rather than separate, phenomena.

Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago (New World Diasporas). Spirits, Blood and Drums: The Orisha Religion in Trinidad. Aisha Khan, author of Callaloo Nation: Metaphors of Race and Religious Identity among South Asians in Trinidad.