Imagined Voodoo: Terror, Sex, and Racism in American Popular Culture

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
McGee, Adam Michael;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Subject: Black studies | Religion | American history | Imagined religion | Popular culture | Racism | Sexuality | Vodou | Voodoo

I analyze the historical and cultural processes by which American racism is reproduced, approaching the issue through the lens of "imagined voodoo" (as distinct from Haitian Vodou). I posit that the American Marine occupation of Haiti (1915-34) was crucial in shaping t... View more
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