By Richard Price
Included at the itinerary for this hallucinatory excursion: forays into the eighteenth century to speak with slaves newly arrived from Africa; leaps into the midst of battles opposed to colonial armies; shut encounters with double brokers and femme fatale wooded area spirits; and journeys underwater to talk to the comely sea gods who keep watch over the world’s cash offer. This mesmerizing publication attracts on Price’s long term ethnographic and archival learn, yet particularly on Tooy’s teachings, songs, tales, and mystery languages to discover how Africans within the Americas have created incredible new worlds of the imagination.
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