The Magic Island by William Seabrook,Alexander King,Joe Ollmann,George A. Romero

By William Seabrook,Alexander King,Joe Ollmann,George A. Romero

"The most sensible and such a lot exciting booklet of exploration that we've got ever learn … [an] immensely vital book." — New York night Post
"A sequence of fine tales approximately probably the most fascinating corners of the yank international, instructed by means of a willing and delicate one that is familiar with easy methods to write." — American magazine of Sociology
"It may be acknowledged of many tourists that they have got traveled greatly. Of Mr. Seabrook a far finer factor should be acknowledged — he has traveled deeply." — The manhattan instances booklet Review
This attention-grabbing publication, first released in 1929, deals firsthand money owed of Haitian voodoo and witchcraft rituals. Journalist and adventurer William Seabrook brought the idea that of the strolling lifeless ― zombies ― to the West along with his illustrated travelogue. He relates his studies with the voodoo priestess who initiated him into the religion's rituals, from soul transference to resurrection. furthermore to twenty evocative line drawings by means of Alexander King, this version includes a new Foreword via cartoonist and photo novelist Joe Ollmann, a brand new advent through George A. Romero, mythical director of Night of the residing Dead, and a brand new Afterword via Wade Davis, Explorer in place of abode on the nationwide Geographic Society. 

Show description

Read Online or Download The Magic Island PDF

Similar anthropology books

Time in the Black Experience (Contributions in Afro-American & African Studies)

Within the first ebook which offers fullyyt with the topic of time in Africa and the Black Diaspora, Adjaye provides ten severe case experiences of chosen groups in Africa, the Caribbean, and the yank South. The essays conceal a large spectrum of manifestations of temporal event, together with cosmological and genealogical time, actual and ecological cycles, time and worldview, social rhythm, agricultural and business time, and old procedures and attention.

Museums and Communities: Curators, Collections and Collaboration

This edited quantity seriously engages with modern scholarship on museums and their engagement with the groups they purport to serve and symbolize. Foregrounding new curatorial thoughts, it addresses an important hole within the on hand literature, exploring a few of the complicated concerns coming up from fresh techniques to collaboration among museums and their groups.

Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women’s Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration

In 1986, a gaggle of younger Brazilian ladies began a stream to safe financial rights for rural ladies and rework women's roles of their houses and groups. including activists around the state, they equipped a brand new democracy within the wake of an army dictatorship. In maintaining Activism, Jeffrey W.

Business Anthropology

Advances in expertise open the doorways for enterprise enlargement and facilitate the construction of complicated firms. it truly is during this global that anthropological ideas play a particular function. company anthropologists faucet quite a few resources of data via discovering the folk in the association.

Additional resources for The Magic Island

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 45 votes