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Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
Published: 14 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372868-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7286-8
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
Published: 08 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372585-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7258-5
Book Chapter

By Jalane D. Schmidt
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... Indians shrine creole El Cobre Oriente ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter recaps the historiography of accounts of the finding of the Virgin’s effigy in 1612 in eastern Cuba, and the subsequent seventeenth- and eighteenth-century growth of her cult among Indians and then the enslaved African and black creole miners in El Cobre who constructed her shrines...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... who constructed her shrines. An examination of how devotees’ perceptions of race have influenced the social history of the cult since its inception counters the temptation to regard “creolization” as a unifying harmonization, rather than a contested process. Scholars of African American religions...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... This chapter introduces aspects of the sociopolitical, economic, and physical conditions of the Pelourinho neighborhood. By the mid-1990s the ongoing reforms of the Pelourinho had divided the neighborhood into two main areas: a gleaming restored shrine to Bahian culture and an area of decaying...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... The political instability of late 1950s Cuba occasioned many anguished appeals to the Virgin. As Fidel Castro’s rebels took up positions in the mountains of eastern Cuba to combat Batista’s army, El Cobre was the site of some skirmishes, damaging the Virgin’s shrine. Cuban political discord...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... Maria N’koi is identified with a healing template for nervousness, with trembling trees. This healer provoked insurgency when conscription for Great War battles disturbed. Two territories conflicted when soldiers marched through embattled cannabis fields to storm her shrine. An administrator...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... anguished appeals to the Virgin. As Fidel Castro’s rebels took up positions in the mountains of eastern Cuba to combat Batista’s army, El Cobre was the site of some skirmishes, damaging the Virgin’s shrine. Cuban political discord and civil war often transpired in the streets: the Batista regime alternately...