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Laennec Hurbon  [ Haiti ]

Biography

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Bibliography

Culture et dictature en Haiti: l'imaginaire sous contrôle
L´Harmattan
Paris, 1979

Comprendre Haiti: essai sur l'État, la nation, la culture
Karthala
Paris, 1987

Le barbare imaginaire
Cerf
Paris, 1988

Les mystères du vaudou
Gallimard
Paris, 1993

Vodoo: Search for the Spirit
H. N. Abrams
New York, 1995
Übersetzung: Lory Frankel

Pour une sociologie d´Haïti au XXIe siècle
Karthala
Paris, 2001

Dieu dans le vaudou haïtien
Maisonneuve & Larose
Paris, 2002

Religion et lien social
Cerf
Paris, 2004

Laennec Hurbon was born in Jacmel, Haiti.  He studied Theology and Sociology in Paris and is a founding member and professor of Quisqueya University in Port-au-Prince, as well as a scientist at the Paris CNRS.  He has written several socio-anthropological works on subjects including Haitian voodoo and slavery, among them 'Le barbare imaginaire' (1988) and 'Pour une sociologie d’Haiti au XXIe siècle' (2001).

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