The Mysterious Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveaux

A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century New Orleans

By Ina J. Fandrich

© 2005 – Routledge

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About the Book

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.

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Studies in African American History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS036000
HISTORY / United States / General
HIS036040
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century