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Author Sweet, James H. (James Hoke)

Title Domingos Álvares, African healing, and the intellectual history of the Atlantic world / James H. Sweet
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Dahomey -- Passages -- Recife -- Rio de Janeiro -- Freedom -- The politics of healing -- Dislocations -- Inquisition -- Algarve -- Obscurity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-290) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Álvares, Domingos, approximately 1710-
Healers -- Brazil, Northeast -- Biography.
Healers -- Portugal -- Biography.
Inquisition -- Portugal -- History -- 18th century.
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric.
Slave trade -- Africa, West -- History -- 18th century.
Slaves -- Brazil, Northeast -- Biography.
Spiritual Therapies.
Religion and Medicine.
Atlantic Ocean Region -- History -- 18th century.
Africa, Western.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010032661
ISBN 0807878049 (electronic bk.)
1469606399 (electronic bk.)
9780807878040 (electronic bk.)
9781469606392 (electronic bk.)