Cover for KERNS: Women and the Ancestors: Black Carib Kinship and Ritual

Women and the Ancestors

Black Carib Kinship and Ritual

This classic study of Black Carib culture and its preservation through ancestral rituals organized by older women now includes a foreword by Constance R. Sutton and an afterword by the author.

"One of the outstanding studies of this genre. . . . Refreshingly, the book has good photographs, as well as strong endnotes and bibliography, and very useful tables, figures, maps, and index." -- Choice

"An outstanding contribution to the literature on female-centered bilateral kinship and residence."
-- Grant D. Jones, American Ethnologist

"A richly detailed account of a contemporary culture in which older women are important, valued, and self-respecting."
-- Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly

"A combination of competent research, interwoven themes, and an easily readable, sometimes beautifully evocative, prose style." -- Heather Strange, The Gerontologist

To order online:
//www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/78mgt4xn9780252066658.html

To order by phone:
(800) 621-2736 (USA/Canada)
(773) 702-7000 (International)

Related Titles

previous book next book
Autochthonomies - Cover
Autochthonomies

Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Myriam J. A. Chancy

From Slave Cabins to the White House - Cover
From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

Black Music Research Journal - Cover
Black Music Research Journal

Edited by Gayle Murchison

Degrees of Difference - Cover
Degrees of Difference

Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Edited by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Imagining the Mulatta - Cover
Imagining the Mulatta

Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

A Matter of Moral Justice - Cover
A Matter of Moral Justice

Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Jenny Carson

Reimagining Liberation - Cover
Reimagining Liberation

How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

Surviving Southampton - Cover
Surviving Southampton

African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner's Community

Vanessa M. Holden

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving - Cover
Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Women, Gender, and Families of Color - Cover
Women, Gender, and Families of Color

Edited by Jennifer F. Hamer