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The Mysterious Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveaux

A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century New Orleans

By Ina J. Fandrich

Routledge – 2005

Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

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This study investigates the emergence of powerful female leadership in New Orleans' Voodoo tradition. It provides a careful examination of the cultural, historical, economic, demographic and socio-political factors that contributed both to the feminization of this religious culture and its strong female leaders.

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Name: The Mysterious Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveaux: A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century New Orleans (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ina J. Fandrich. This study investigates the emergence of powerful female leadership in New Orleans' Voodoo tradition. It provides a careful examination of the cultural, historical, economic, demographic and socio-political factors that contributed both to the...
Categories: History, Religion