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Author Murray, David, 1945-

Title Matter, magic, and spirit : representing Indian and African American belief / David Murray.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2007.
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 Law Indigenous Ppls. Coll  BL2525 .M87 2007     AVAILABLE
Descript 213 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-206) and index.
Summary "Matter, Magic, and Spirit explores the ways religious and magical beliefs of Native Americans and African Americans have been represented in a range of discourses including anthropology, comparative religion, and literature. David Murray's analysis is unique in bringing together Indian and African beliefs and their representations."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject United States -- Religion.
Totemism.
Magic.
Race relations -- Religious aspects.
African Americans -- Religion.
Indians of North America -- Religion.
ISBN 0812239962 (hbk.)
9780812239966 (hbk.)