Work of the Fellows: Monographs

La formation du Candomblé: Histoire et rituel du vodun au Brésil

By Luis Nicolau Parés (NHC Fellow, 2010–11)

Paris: Karthala, 2010

From the publisher’s description:

By combining oral traditions and rituals with handwritten and printed documents, Luis Nicolau Parés wrote a remarkable story of the slaves brought to Brazil, originaores from the region where the powerful kingdom of Dahomey was located, in the present Republic of Benin.

Subjects
Religion / History / Candomblé Jejé / West African Vodun / Slave Trade / Ethnic Identity / Ethnography / Brazilians / African Diaspora / Benin /

Parés, Luis Nicolau (NHC Fellow, 2010–11). La formation du Candomblé: Histoire et rituel du vodun au Brésil. Histoire des Suds. Paris: Karthala, 2010.