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Voodoo past and present by Ron Bodin

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Published by Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, La .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Louisiana,
  • Louisiana.

Subjects:

  • Voodooism -- Louisiana.,
  • Louisiana -- Religious life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-101).

Statementby Ron Bodin.
SeriesLouisiana life series ;, no. 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL2490 .B59 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. :
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1896876M
LC Control Number90082516

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