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Wizards and scientists

explorations in Afro-Cuban modernity and tradition

by Stephan PalmieМЃ

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, [N.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- Cuba -- Religion,
    • Cuba -- Religion,
    • Cuba -- Civilization -- Western influences

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-388) and index.

      StatementStephan Palmié.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2566.C9 P355 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 399 p. ;
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3949641M
      ISBN 100822328283, 0822328429
      LC Control Number2001040907

      In "Wizards and Scientists" Stephan Palmie offers a corrective to existing historiography on the Caribbean, focusing on developments in Afro-Cuban religious culture to demonstrate that traditional Caribbean cultural practices are steeped in the same history that produced modernity and represent complex hybrid formations. The Wizards Project was a research project at the University of California, San Francisco led by Paul Ekman and Maureen O'Sullivan that studied the ability of people to detect experts identified in their study were called "Truth Wizards". O'Sullivan spent more than 20 years studying the science of lying and deceit. The project was originally named the Diogenes Project, after Diogenes.

        In this provocative, challenging book, all that is solid indeed melts into air. Through intense scrutiny and erudite analysis, Palmié proposes to unravel the dichotomies and concepts upon which much Caribbean historiography : Alejandra Bronfman. Wizards are those like Master Merlin who use magic, for good or ill. More information can be found in Wizardology.

      book to be a useful resource in creating your Innistrad campaign, but not strictly necessary. An abundance of lore about Innistrad can be found on the Magic web-site. This document is designed to help you turn the book’s adventure hooks and story seeds into a resource for your campaign with a minimum of changes to the fifth edition D&D rules. From the best-selling, award-winning author of and an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world.


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