Seven African Powers (Siete Potencias Africanas.

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Raygoza A., Roman. Seven African Powers (Siete Potencias Africanas) [in Spanish]. Roman Raygoza A., 2016, pp.92.

This book argues that of all the deities belonging to the Santeria syncretism, seven have been placed in a group of great power as a whole. Hence, the deities are grouped into a set of seven and known as the Seven African Powers. Historically, African people who were brought to the Western hemisphere against their will weren't allowed to openly practice their African religions. Generally, they were forced to convert to Catholicism and show at least outward appearances of...

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