Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-220) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: The invisible conjurer : the disappearance of hoodoo from conceptions of Black society Vodu and minkisi : the African Foundation of Black American magic Witches and medicine men : European and Native American building blocks of hoodoo The conjurers' world : the social context of hoodoo in nineteenth-century Black life The conjurers themselves : performing and marketing hoodoo Conjure shops and manufacturing : changes in hoodoo into the twentieth century The magic continues : hoodoo at the turn of the twenty-first century Conclusion: The importance of conjure in African American society.