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  • Popular Catholicism and Social Change in St. Lucia.
    Anthony, Patrick A.B. (1998)
    Social Compass 45:4: 555-574.

    Based on 1995-97 interviews, focus groups, & field work in a rural parish on St. Lucia.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, St. Lucia; Globalization; Rural; Medical; Obeah; Modernization; St. Lucia; Popular religion
  • Magic, Mentality and City Life.
    Park, Robert E. (1923)
    Publications of the American Sociological Society 18: 102-115.

    Reviews the thought of LÚvy-Bruhl & Lynn Thorndyke, among others; maintains that "rationality" is an urban culture that erodes magical systems. Describes West Indian Obeah; predicts it will disappear among West Indian migrants to U.S. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; West Indies; LÚvy-Bruhl, Lucien; Rationality; Urban; Obeah
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