Obeah Bibliography

Aljoe, Nicole N., Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Benjamin J. Doyle and Elizabeth Hopwood. “Obeah and the Early Caribbean Digital Archive.” Atlantic Studies 12.2 (2015): 258-266.

Browne, Randy M. “The ‘Bad Business’ of Obeah: Power, Authority, and the Politics of Slave Culture in the British Caribbean.” The William and Mary Quarterly 68.3 (2011): 451-480.

Bryson, Sasha Turner. “The Art of Power: Poison and Obeah Accusations and the Struggle for Dominance and Survival in Jamaica’s Slave Society.” Caribbean Studies 41.2 (2013): 61-90.

Cottrell, Jeffrey. “At the End of the Trade: Obeah and Black Women in the Colonial Imaginary.” Atlantic Studies 12.2 (2015): 200-218.

Handler, Jerome S. “Slave Medicine and Obeah in Barbados, circa 1650-1834.” New West Indian Guide 74.1-2 (2000): 57-90.

Handler, Jerome S. and Kenneth M. Bilby. Enacting Power: The Criminalization of Obeah in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1760-2011. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. 2012.

---“Notes and Documents—On the Early Use and Origin of the Term ‘Obeah’ in Barbados and the Anglophone Caribbean.” Slavery & Abolition 22.2 (2001): 87-100.

---“Obeah: Healing and Protection in West Indian Slave Life.” The Journal of Caribbean History 38.2 (2004): 153-183.

Jaudon, Toni Wall. “Obeah’s Sensations: Rethinking Religion at the Transnational Turn.” American Literature 84.4 (2012): 715-741.

Olmos, Margarite Fernandez and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gerbert, eds. Sacred Possessions: Vodou, Santeria, Obeah, and the CaribbeanNew Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 1997.

Paton, Diana. The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism and Modernity in the Caribbean World. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2015.

---“Obeah Acts: Producing and Policing the Boundaries of Religion in the Caribbean.” Small Axe 13.1 (2009): 1-18.

Paton, Diana and Maarit Forde, eds. Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2012.

Sandiford, Keith. Theorizing a Colonial Caribbean-Atlantic Imaginary: Sugar and Obeah. New York: Routledge. 2011.

Wisecup, Kelly. “Knowing Obeah.” Atlantic Studies 10.3 (2013): 406-425.

Wisecup, Kelly and Toni Wall Jaudon. “On Knowing and Not Knowing About Obeah.” Atlantic Studies 12.2 (2015): 129-143.