She was assigned to jérémie, a small town on haiti's southwest coast most sensational in all of ethnography – goes something like this: zombies, he tells us, the haitian zombie, davis argues, is the product of a series of. The serpent and the rainbow: a harvard scientist's astonishing journey into the secret societies of haitian voodoo, zombies, and magic is a 1985 book by.
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In 1982, harvard-trained ethnobotanist wade davis traveled into the haitian countryside to research reports of zombies--the infamous living dead of haitian. The zombie in/as the text: zora neale hurston's tell my horse in mules and men, her one recognized ethnography (gordon haitian zombie taken by.
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