Santeria enthroned : art, ritual, and innovation in an Afro-Cuban religion / David H. Brown

Author(s): Brown, David H., Ph.D
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Subjects: Santeria--History
Art and religion--Cuba--History
Art and religion--United States--History
Kings and rulers--Religious aspects--Santeria--History of doctrines
Kings and rulers in art
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
LC Classification: B, BL
Physical Description: xx, 413 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. I. Institutional and Ritual Innovation
1. Black Royalty 25
2. From Cabildo de Nacion to Casa-Templo 62
3. Myths of the Yoruba Past and Innovations of the Lucumi Present 113
Pt. II. Iconographic Innovation
4. Royal Iconography and the Modern Lucumi Initiation 165
5. "The Palace of the OBA Lucumi" and the "Creole Taste" 210
Conclusion 287
App. 1. Fredrika Bremer's Description of a Sunday Afternoon Drumming in a Havana Lucumi Colbildo, 1853 297
App. 2. Irene Wright's Description of Her Visit to an "African Cabildo" in El Cerro, 1910 299
App. 3. The "Regular" Ifa-Centric Initiation versus the Ocha-Centric Initiation 301
App. 4. The Oriate's Counternarrative on Ifa-Centric Ocha Practive 303
App. 5. Calendar of Oricha and Saint Feast Days 305
App. 6. Oral Data from Fieldwork: Interviews, Personal Communications, and Correspondence 306
Notes 309
Glossary 367
Works Cited 373
Index 393
Notes: LCCN: 2002073564
ISBN: 0226076091 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0226076105 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-391) and index
OCLC Number: 50090014
ISBN/ISSN: 0226076091
0226076105