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By Ras Michael Brown

ISBN-10: 1107024099

ISBN-13: 9781107024090

ISBN-10: 1107668824

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African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry examines perceptions of the flora and fauna printed via the spiritual principles and practices of African-descended groups in South Carolina from the colonial interval into the 20th century. concentrating on Kongo nature spirits referred to as the simbi, Ras Michael Brown describes the fundamental position faith performed in key historic procedures, comparable to developing new groups and incorporating American different types of Christianity into an African-based spirituality. This e-book illuminates how humans of African descent engaged the non secular panorama of the Lowcountry via their subsistence practices, spiritual reports and political discourse.

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