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Pathology and Identity: The Work of Mother Earth in Trinidad Roland Littlewood

Pathology and Identity: The Work of Mother Earth in Trinidad

Roland Littlewood

Published March 27th 2006
ISBN : 9780521026154
Paperback
352 pages
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The Earth People of Trinidad draw on Yoruba sources to assert the particular power of female creativity. This first new Caribbean religion since Rastafari is led by a woman, Mother Earth, whose ideas emerged from her experience of a cerebral disease.MoreThe Earth People of Trinidad draw on Yoruba sources to assert the particular power of female creativity. This first new Caribbean religion since Rastafari is led by a woman, Mother Earth, whose ideas emerged from her experience of a cerebral disease. The author, Roland Littlewood, who is both a psychiatrist and a social anthropologist, offers a nonreductionist view on the relationship between pathology and creativity, between the natural and the human sciences.