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The Resource A New Orleans voudou priestess : the legend and reality of Marie Laveau, Carolyn Morrow Long

A New Orleans voudou priestess : the legend and reality of Marie Laveau, Carolyn Morrow Long

Label
A New Orleans voudou priestess : the legend and reality of Marie Laveau
Title
A New Orleans voudou priestess
Title remainder
the legend and reality of Marie Laveau
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Morrow Long
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TMK
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Long, Carolyn Morrow
Dewey number
299.6/75092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2490
LC item number
.L66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laveau, Marie
  • Mambos (Voodooism)
  • African American women
  • Creoles
  • Voodooism
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Laveau, Marie
  • Legends
Label
A New Orleans voudou priestess : the legend and reality of Marie Laveau, Carolyn Morrow Long
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-287) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn181168741
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First paperback ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780813032146
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A New Orleans voudou priestess : the legend and reality of Marie Laveau, Carolyn Morrow Long
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-287) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn181168741
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First paperback ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780813032146
Other physical details
ill.

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