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Author Price, Richard, 1941-

Title Travels with Tooy : history, memory, and the African American imagination / Richard Price
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 452 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary 35 years into his research in South America, Richard Price ecountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher and healer living in a shantytown on the outskirts of Cayenne, French Guiana. With a blend of storytelling and scholarship, 'Travels with Tooy' recounts the mutually enlightening and mind-expanding journeys of these two intellectuals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-446)
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Subject Alexander, Tooy.
Saramacca (Surinamese people) -- Biography.
Saramacca (Surinamese people) -- Relocation -- French Guiana -- Cayenne Region
Saramacca (Surinamese people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Shamanism -- French Guiana -- Cayenne Region
Cayenne Region (French Guiana) -- Religious life and customs
Cayenne Region (French Guiana) -- Social life and customs
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007011573
ISBN 0226680576 (electronic bk.)
9780226680576 (electronic bk.)