The drum and the hoe: life and lore of the Haitian people
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1960. xvi,
1-202, 314-371 p.: ill.
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2012. Computer File
Settlement patterns (361);
Functional and adaptational interpretations (182);
Spirits and gods (776);
Organized ceremonial (796);
Prayers and sacrifices (782);
Chief executive (643);
Public finance (652);
Political movements (668);
After an account of Haitian history the author brings a detailed
description of Haitian religion and folklore, pointing out elements which he
considers to have originated in a particular African region. Social
organization and economy are discussed in a generalized way.
Document ID: sv03-002
Component part(s), monograph
Only introductory material and pages 1-202,
314-371 have been processed for the Haiti File.
Sigrid Khera ;
Folklore--Haiti//Folk songs--Haiti//Haiti--Social life and