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Author Hayes, Kelly E., 1968-

Title Holy harlots [electronic resource] : femininity, sexuality, and black magic in Brazil / Kelly E. Hayes.

Imprint Berkeley [Calif.] : University of California Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 293 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Wicked women and femmes fatales -- Pomba Gira and the religious imagination -- Life on the margins -- Sexuality, morality, and the logic of gender -- Becoming a zelador -- Spiritual defenders and protectors -- Maria Molambo's revenge -- If God is all good, then only the devil can combat evil -- Balancing human and spirit worlds.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pomba-Gira.
Afro-Brazilian cults -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780520262645 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520262652 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520949430 (electronic bk.)

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