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Sacred leaves of Candomblé : African magic, medicine, and religion in Brazil / Robert A. Voeks.

By: Voeks, Robert A, 1950-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1997Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvii, 236 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0292787316 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780292787315 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0292787308; 9780292787308.Subject(s): Candomblé (Religion) | Plants -- Religious aspects -- Candomblé (Religion) | Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) | Plants, Medicinal -- Africa | Plants, Medicinal -- Brazil | Magic -- Africa | Magic -- Brazil | Religion and Medicine -- Africa | Religion and Medicine -- BrazilOnline resources: Publisher description
Contents:
The Bahian landscape -- Indians and Africans -- Religion of the Orixas -- Candomble medicine -- Medicinal plant classification -- The Candomble flora -- African religion in the Americas -- Appendix 1. Candomble species list
Review: "Thorough ethnobotanical study of the origin, diffusion, use, classification, and cultural significance of Afro-Brazilian sacred plants"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57. http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-228) and indexes.

The Bahian landscape -- Indians and Africans -- Religion of the Orixas -- Candomble medicine -- Medicinal plant classification -- The Candomble flora -- African religion in the Americas -- Appendix 1. Candomble species list

"Thorough ethnobotanical study of the origin, diffusion, use, classification, and cultural significance of Afro-Brazilian sacred plants"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

http://www.loc.gov/hlas/

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