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Contents

List of Figures

Introduction: Ethnographic Perspectives on the Atlantic
Markus Balkenhol, Ruy Llera Blanes, and Ramon Sarró

Chapter 1. Silent Histories: Deadly Chinos and the Memorialization of a Chinese Imaginary through Afro-Cuban Religions
Diana Espíríto Santo

Chapter 2. Of Revelation and Re-Creation: Christian Miracles and African Traditions in the Atlantic
Roger Sansi

Chapter 3. Peruvian Israelites: Territorial Narratives and Religious Connections across the Atlantic
Carmen González Hacha

Chapter 4. Defending What’s Ours: Asserting Land Rights through Popular Catholicism in a Brazilian Quilombo
Katerina Chatzikidi

Chapter 5. Emergent Atlantics: Black Evangelicals’ Quest for a New Moral Geography in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Bruno Reinhardt

Chapter 6. The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Portugal: Avoiding Stigmas and Building Bridges
Claudia Swatowiski

Chapter 7. Our Lady of Fátima in Brazil, Iemanjá in Portugal: Afro-Brazilian Religions across the Atlantic
Clara Saraiva

Chapter 8. Eight Movements and a Coda on the Baroque Atlantic
Mattijs van de Port

Chapter 9. The Spirit(s) of New Orleans: Community Healing through Commemoration
Roos Dorsman

Chapter 10. Imaging the African Diaspora: Cultural Heritage, Religion, and Belonging in the Netherlands
Markus Balkenhol

Chapter 11. Places of No History in Angola
Ruy Llera Blanes

Chapter 12. Slavery Histories from the Hinterland: Making Indigenous Heritage Landscapes in Western Burkina Faso
Laurence Douny

Chapter 13. A Prophetic Enclave: Religious Heritage and Environmental History in Northern Angola
Ramon Sarró and Marina Temudo

Conclusion: From the Atlantic Point of View: Some Concluding Thoughts
Ramon Sarró

Index

Atlantic Perspectives

Places, Spirits and Heritage

Edited by Markus Balkenhol, Ruy Llera Blanes, and Ramon Sarró

288 pages, 41 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-483-4 Hb Published (November 2019)

eISBN 978-1-78920-484-1 eBook