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Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans

Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans

By: Richard Brent Turner (author)Paperback

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About Author

Richard Brent Turner is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Iowa and author of Islam in the African-American Experience (IUP, 2003).


PrefaceIntroduction: Follow the Second Line1. The HaitiNew Orleans Vodou Connection: Zora Neale Hurston as Initiate Observer2. Mardi Gras Indians and Second Lines, Sequin Artists and Rara Bands: Street Festivals and Performances in New Orleans and HaitiInterlude: The Healing Arts of African Diasporic Religion3. In Rhythm with the Spirit: New Orleans Jazz Funerals and the African DiasporaEpilogue. A Jazz Funeral for "A City That Care Forgot": The New Orleans Diaspora after Hurricane KatrinaNotesBibliographyIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780253221209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780253221209
  • ISBN10: 025322120X

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