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AFR 242/REL 214: New World Afro-Atlantic Religions & Cultures: Find Books

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Try a keyword search. Once you find a book that is relevant to your topic, use the subject terms for that book to help you find "more like this."

Example: Keyword search:

  • the Black Church

Subject terms for books from this keyword search lead you to many more books on the topic:

  • African American Churches
  • African Americans -- Religion
  • Black theology
Some useful subject terms for this class:
  • [country name] -- Religion
  • African Americans -- Religion
  • African American Churches
  • Black theology
  • Black Muslims
  • Religion -- Africa
  • Afro-Brazilian cults
  • Afro-Caribbean cults
  • Santeria
  • Vodou
  • Animism

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