Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination #2020

Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination By RichardPrice Travels with Tooy History Memory and the African American Imagination Thirty five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest anthropologist Richard Price encountered Tooy a priest philosopher and healer liv
  • Title: Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination
  • Author: RichardPrice
  • ISBN: 9780226680590
  • Page: 355
  • Format: Paperback
  • Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination By RichardPrice
    Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination By RichardPrice Thirty five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, anthropologist Richard Price encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living in a rough shantytown on the outskirts of Cayenne, French Guiana Tooy is a time traveler who crosses boundaries between centuries, continents, the worlds of the living anThirty five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, anthropologist Richard Price encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living in a rough shantytown on the outskirts of Cayenne, French Guiana Tooy is a time traveler who crosses boundaries between centuries, continents, the worlds of the living and the dead, and the visible and invisible With an innovative blend of storytelling and scholarship, Travels with Tooy recounts the mutually enlightening and mind expanding journeys of these two intellectuals.Included on the itinerary for this hallucinatory expedition forays into the eighteenth century to talk with slaves newly arrived from Africa leaps into the midst of battles against colonial armies close encounters with double agents and femme fatale forest spirits and trips underwater to speak to the comely sea gods who control the world s money supply This enchanting book draws on Price s long term ethnographic and archival research, but above all on Tooy s teachings, songs, stories, and secret languages to explore how Africans in the Americas have created marvelous new worlds of the imagination.
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    • RichardPrice

      Richard Price is an American anthropologist and historian, best known for his studies of the Caribbean and his experiments with writing ethnography.Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.

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