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The Mysterious Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveaux
A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century New Orleans





ISBN 9780415762762
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
344 Pages 22 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This study investigates the emergence of powerful female leadership in New Orleans' Voodoo tradition. It provides a careful examination of the cultural, historical, economic, demographic and socio-political factors that contributed both to the feminization of this religious culture and its strong female leaders.