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The Taste of Blood
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Exu: The Lips of Pomba-Gira, Padilha's Vow, Corquisa . . . Caboclo: Order and Progress, Of Keys, Villages . . .Orix.: Child Spirits, The Throne, Tempo . . . Egum

About the Author

Jim Wafer works as a consultant anthropologist in central Australia.

Reviews

"Well written and rich in ethnographic detail, the book makes an engaging story with sometimes touching accounts of personal experiences with fellow initiates who have "tasted the blood" of a religion that traces its roots to Africa and Brazilian folk traditions."-Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists Newsletter

"A narrative full of almost novelistic devices, attempting to evoke the full reality of this complex, unknown, exciting and somewhat frightening way, or concept, of life."-British Bulletin of Publications

"An excellent story, rich in ethnographic material, untraditional in form, courageous in personal revelations, and with definite qualities in the attempts to guide the reader through insights, recognitions, and increasing understanding, without hiding the researcher's own confusion and doubts. It gives us more than a slight glance into the fascinating, earthly, puzzling, and still too little known world of Brazilian Candomble."-Ethnos.


"Succeeds as an innovative ethnography. . . . Intriguing and scintillating . . . The Taste of Blood brilliantly explores both Condomble and the representations of ethnographic research."-Folklore Forum

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