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Items and Projects tagged as Obeah-Religion (Nineteenth Century):

Bell, Henry, A Witch’s Legacy (1893)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractSir Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell (1864–1952) was a British colonial administrator and author. He began his career in the colonial service in the Bahamas with a minor position and was promoted […]

Bell, Henry, Obeah: Witchcraft in the West Indies (1893)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractSir Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell (1864–1952) was a British colonial administrator and author. He began his career in the colonial service in the Bahamas with a minor position and was promoted […]

Lewis, Matthew, West India Proprietor (1834)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractJournal of a West India Proprietor: Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica was written by Englishman Matthew Gregory Lewis ((9 July 1775 – 16 May 1818) during his […]

Moseley, Benjamin, A Treatise on Sugar: With Miscellaneous Medical Observations (1800)

Kate Simpkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractA Treatise on Sugar is a well-circulated text by English physician Benjamin Moseley (1742-1819). While practicing as a physician in Jamaica from 1768 to 1784, Moseley wrote a number of […]

Moseley, Benjamin, Medical Tracts (1800)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in 1800, Medical Tracts is a second edition “with considerable additions”, medical text based on physician Benjamin Moseley’s widely popular Treatise on Sugar from 1799. A text like Medical Tracts […]

Phillpotts, Eden, Obiman (1893)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractEden Phillpotts was an English author, poet, and dramatist born in 1862 in India. A prolific writer, Phillpotts published many short stories, novels, and plays throughout his life. His short story The […]

Thomson, James, Diseases (1820)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in Jamaica in 1820, A Treatise on the Diseases of Negroes is English physician James Thomson’s record of the medical issues common among mostly the enslaved people of the island […]

William, Earle Jr., Obi; or, the History of Three-Fingered Jack (1804)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractWilliam Earle’s Obi is a sentimental and episodic interpretation of one of Jamaica’s folk heroes: Jack Mansong, a runaway slave and Maroon leader. Following the first London edition of Earle’s […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol1

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol2

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

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Obeah and the Early Caribbean Digital Archive (Atlantic Studies, Vol 12, 2015)

See Exhibit: Obeah and Atlantic Studies Abstract In conjunction with this special issue of Atlantic Studies, the Early Caribbean Digital Archive (ECDA) – developed at Northeastern University and available at ecdaproject.org – has created a collaborative archival project, “Obeah and the Caribbean.” This project consists, in part, of a digital exhibit of original obeah texts […]

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