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White Men's Magic [electronic resource]: Scripturalization as Slavery

Vincent L. Wimbush
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199873579
Contents
  • "Unbounded influence over the credulity and superstition of the people": magic as slavery, slavery as magic
  • "The White men had some spell or magic": a Black stranger's first contact with White men's magic
  • "Every person there read the Bible": scripturalization as matrix of White men's magic
  • "To the Britons first" the Gospel is preached": scripturalization in the nationalization of White men's magic
  • "In the Bible, I saw things new": scripturalization and the mimetics of White men's magic
  • "Take the book and tell God to make them dead": scripturalization as White men's hegemony
  • "I could read it for myself": scripturalization, slavery, and agency.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-288) and index.
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