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Author Venkatachalam, Meera, 1980-
Title Slavery, memory, and religion in Southeastern Ghana, c. 1850-present / Meera Venkatachalam.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Author Venkatachalam, Meera, 1980-
Series The international African library ; 49.
International African library ; 49.
Subject Anlo (African people) -- Religion.
Cults -- Ghana.
Collective memory -- Ghana.
Slavery -- Ghana -- Religious aspects.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 247 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This book aims to reconstruct the religious history of the Anlo-Ewe peoples from the 1850s.
Contents Cover; Half title; Seriespage; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Glossary; 1 Ghosts of Slavery?; 2 The Anlo-Ewe: Portrait of a People; 3 The Dance of Alegba: Anlo-Ewe Religion; 4 Slavery in the Anlo Imagination; 5 Religion and Society in Early Modern Anlo, c. 1750-c. 1910; 6 Gods from the North, c. 1910-c. 1940; 7 'Yesu Vide, Dzo Vide': The Dynamics of Anlo Religion, c. 1940-c. 2010; 8 Conclusion: Ritual Servitude, Trans-Atlantic Conversations, and Religious Change; Bibliography; Index.
ISBN 9781316374948 (electronic bk.)
1316374947 (electronic bk.)
9781316257852 (electronic bk.)
1316257851 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 918625206
Additional Format Print version: Venkatachalam, Meera. Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c. 1850-Present. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015 9781316378946.

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