Hosay Trinidad

"Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a key role in important new lines of scholarship across the social sciences."—Anthropos

Hosay Trinidad
Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora

Frank J. Korom

2002 | 320 pages | Cloth $79.95 | Paper $28.95
Anthropology
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
A Note on Orthography

Introduction
1. Orientations and Overview
2. Muharram Rituals in Iran: Past and Present
3. The Passage of Rites to South Asia
4. Onward to the Caribbean
5. Building the Tadjah, Constructing Community
6. Conclusion: Maintenance and Transformation via Cultural Creolization
7. Epilogue

Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments