Voodoo and the Church in Haiti (1988)

Voodoo and the Church in Haiti (1988)
English | Size: 698.49 MB
Category: African/African Diaspora Relig


In the Caribbean nation of Haiti, voodoo is still widely practiced. Haiti is a country of many contrasts: modern/primitive, rich/poor, black/white, and voodoo/Catholicism. Despite the efforts of the Catholic Church, most poor villagers practice some form of voodoo, a religion which has been passed down in the villages since the nineteenth century. Voodoo and the Church in Haiti examines Haitian life in general and some voodoo practices in particular. [Read more…]

The Andrew Marr Show (28th May 2017)

The Andrew Marr Show (28th May 2017)
English | Size: 450.00 MB
Category: News / World Reports


Former BBC political editor Andrew Marr talks to key politicians and cultural figures. Includes a review of the Sunday newspapers, weather forecast and news bulletin.
This week’s guests:
Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary
Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Home Secretary
Caroline Lucas MP, Green Party Co-Leader
Leanne Wood AM, Plaid Cymru Leader
Rowetta and the Manchester Camerata, musicians
Newspapers reviewed by Sir Craig Oliver, former Downing Street Communications Director, Jacqui Smith, former Home Secretary, and Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor [Read more…]

The Andrew Marr Show (21st May 2017)

The Andrew Marr Show (21st May 2017)
English | Size: 450.00 MB
Category: News / World Reports


Former BBC political editor Andrew Marr talks to key politicians and cultural figures. Includes a review of the Sunday newspapers, weather forecast and news bulletin.
This week’s guests:

Paul Nuttall MEP, UKIP Leader
Damian Green, Work and Pensions Secretary
John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
Brendan Cox, husband of Jo Cox MP
Newspapers reviewed by Paul Ma [Read more…]

Shortland Street, Episode 6254, 8th June 2017

Shortland Street – Episode 6254 (8th June 2017)
English | Size: 236.66 MB
Category: Soaps


Shortland Street, New Zealand’s longest running drama, is a fast-paced serial set in an urban location that explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital. It contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense.
Frank plays a dangerous game. Mo wants to build a future. Boyd sees double. [Read more…]

Shortland Street – 7th June 2017

Shortland Street – Episode 6253 (7th June 2017)
English | Size: 233.88 MB
Category: Soaps


Shortland Street, New Zealand’s longest running drama, is a fast-paced serial set in an urban location that explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital. It contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense. [Read more…]

Shortland Street – 6th June 2017

Shortland Street – Episode 6252 (6th June 2017)
English | Size: 235.87 MB
Category: Soaps


Shortland Street, New Zealand’s longest running drama, is a fast-paced serial set in an urban location that explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital. It contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense.
Blue embraces the unknown. Frank is tempted when an old foe resurfaces. Ali’s forced to front up. [Read more…]

Shortland Street – 6th June 2017

Shortland Street – Episode 6252 (6th June 2017)
English | Size: 235.87 MB
Category: Soaps


Shortland Street, New Zealand’s longest running drama, is a fast-paced serial set in an urban location that explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital. It contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense.
Blue embraces the unknown. Frank is tempted when an old foe resurfaces. Ali’s forced to front up.
[Read more…]

Shortland Street – 5th June 2017

Shortland Street – Episode 6251 (5th June 2017)
English | Size: 236.52 MB
Category: Soaps


Shortland Street, New Zealand’s longest running drama, is a fast-paced serial set in an urban location that explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital. It contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense.
Harper faces her demons. Ali runs from responsibility. Blue suffers for love. [Read more…]

Voodoo and the Church in Haiti (1988)

Voodoo and the Church in Haiti (1988)
English | Size: 698.49 MB
Category: African/African Diaspora Relig


In the Caribbean nation of Haiti, voodoo is still widely practiced. Haiti is a country of many contrasts: modern/primitive, rich/poor, black/white, and voodoo/Catholicism. Despite the efforts of the Catholic Church, most poor villagers practice some form of voodoo, a religion which has been passed down in the villages since the nineteenth century. Voodoo and the Church in Haiti examines Haitian life in general and some voodoo practices in particular. [Read more…]

Frank C. Brown – The Frank C. Brown Collection of the Folklore of North Carolina

Frank C. Brown – The Frank C. Brown Collection of the Folklore of North Carolina
English | Size: 253.34 MB
Category: African/African Diaspora Relig


Frank C. Brown organized the North Carolina Folklore Society in 1913. Both Dr. Brown and the Society collected stories from individuals and Brown through his classes at Duke University and through his summer expeditions in the North Carolina mountains, and the Society by interviewing its members and also levied on the previous collections made by friends and members of the Society. The result was a large mass of texts and notes assembled over a period of nearly forty years and covering every aspect of local tradition.
[Read more…]