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  • Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2013)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Urban; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Miami; Participant observation; Haitian Americans
  • Catholic, Vodou, and Protestant. Being Haitian, becoming American--Religious Pluralism, Immigrant Incorporation, and Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth, and Karen Richman (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 319-352.

    Notes Catholic Church-based ministry to Haitian immigrants in New York, & transnational Voudou between Ti RivyŤ & Palm Beach. Pentecostal conversion is often a breaking with the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; Pentecostal, Haiti; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conversion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Transnational; United States, New York, New York; Voodoo, Haiti; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Haiti, Ti RivyŤ; Migrant; United States, Florida, Palm Beach
  • Leaving the United States: The Black nationalist themes of Orisha-Vodo.
    Lefever, Harry G. (2000)
    Journal of Black Studies 31:2: 174-195.

    Associated Search Terms: Orisha-Voodoo; Identity, national; African Americans; Africanist, U.S.A.
  • Les Dieux sur le Net. L'Essor des Religions d'Origine Africaine aux …tats-Unis.
    Capone, Stefania (1999)
    L'Homme 151: 47-74.

    African traditions in the U.S.A. are borne on internet communities: Santeria, Espiritismo (Puerto Rican); Anago (Yoruban); Orisha-Voodoo.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, U.S.A.; Internet; Orisha-Voodoo; Anago; Espiritismo; Santeria
  • The Madonna of 115th Street Revisited: Vodou and Haitian Catholicism in the Age of Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth (1998)
    In R.S. Warner and J.G. Wittner (eds.) Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 123-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Shrine
  • The Politics of Myth-Making: An Analysis of the Struggle for the 'Correct' Appropriation of New Orleans.
    Fandrich, Ina Johanna (1996)
    Social Compass 43:4: 613-628.

    Analyzes the construction of positive & negative images of a legendary personage.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; African Americans; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Social construction of reality; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Myth; Women
  • Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn.
    Brown, Karen McCarthy (1991)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • Pentecostalism: Revolution or Counter-revolution?
    Gerlach, Luther P. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.), Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 669-699.

    Compares American & Haitian phenomena, with occasional references to African parallels.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Haiti; United States; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
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