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In American Voudou: Journey into a Hidden World (1998), Rod Davis gives a personal account of his journey through America, primarily the South, to discover how African voodoo has been preserved and transformed in America. He describes his encounters with the practitioners of and believers in the many forms of African voodoo, such as hoodoo, root medicine, spiritual healing, and black magic.

Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and Men (1935) records the folk tales, songs, and voodoo customs and beliefs of southern blacks that Hurston collected on her many travels through the South.

Bruce Jackson's essay "The Other Kind of Doctor: Conjure and Magic in Black American Folk Medicine," in the book African American Religion: Interpretive Essays in History and Culture (1997), edited by Timothy E. Fulop and Albert J. Raboteau, pays serious attention to the long-ignored practice of hoodoo or conjure as a healing art in African-American folk...

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