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Folklore and legends of Trinidad and Tobago

by GeМЃrard Besson

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Published by Paria Pub. Co. in [Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Trinidad and Tobago.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Trinidad and Tobago.,
    • Legends -- Trinidad and Tobago.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 94).

      Other titlesFolklore & legends of Trinidad and Tobago
      Statementwritten and collected by Gérard Besson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR121.T7 B47 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3628269M
      ISBN 109768054476
      LC Control Number2002417987
      OCLC/WorldCa48364494

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folklore and legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Gérard Besson; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Legends, Tales; Places: Trinidad and Tobago. Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Gerard A. Besson, Gaerard Besson, Gérard A. Besson Paperback, 96 Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Folklore stories that make your hair stand on end! The folklore of Trinidad and Tobago has pan-Cari Pages:

      2 Jul - All about Caribbean Folklore & Traditions. See more ideas about Caribbean, Folklore and Underwater sculpture pins. Shipping Worldwide by mail. Accutane cost per pill. Specialising in annual reports, magazines and other corporate publications, preparing of artwork of company accounts for newspapers or online throughout the Caribbean, production of institutional and ministerial publications, advertising and branding, packaging and vehicle design. Paria designs m useum exhibits and creates company archives.

      Trinidad and Tobago is an island off the coast of Venezuela and south Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. The island was re- discovered by Christoper Columbus in the year on his third voyage. Prior to his discovery the island was home to the Carib and Arawak people. Trinidadians and Tobagonians carry on an ancient belief in the folklore of our. Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Gerard Besson Temporarily out of stock. Price: Price: £ FREE Delivery We are contemplating a trip to Tobago and although the larger proportion of this book is about Trinidad, Tobago is well represented with some beautiful photographs and is an informative guide. Great value for money too.


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Many of their spiritual beliefs and practices were incorporated into the legends and stories we know today. Some characters in our folklore may even be versions of.

"Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago" is an absolutely authentic folklore book, presented in the classic "raconteur" style of the French Antillean culture. It has beautiful illustrations by Trinidadian artists like Peter Shim and Stuart Hahn, each of whom became subsequently very famous in their own right, and by the famous illustrator of /5(4).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Folklore and legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Gérard Besson,Paria Pub. edition, in EnglishPages: Folklore stories that make your hair stand on end.

The folklore of Trinidad and Tobago has pan-Caribbean appeal, as it is shared in common with many former French territories in the region from Louisiana to Haiti, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica and St.

beautifully illustrated book has been celebrated as a milestone publication in Trinidad and Tobago/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Folklore and legends of Trinidad & Tobago.

Newtown, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, W.I.: Paria, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 94 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Contents: Papa Bois --Soucoyant --Soucouyant of Sodor --Ligahoo --Power of the obeah man --Man Ligahoo --Woman ligahoo --La Diablesse --Curse of the La Diablesse --A note on witch tales --Ti Jeanne's last laundry --Mama's Dlo's gift --Jumbies and duennes --Jumbie of the big silk.

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On a stormy night she was blown from her home in Africa across the sea to Tobago and landed quite safely at. Buy Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Besson, Gerard, Besson, Gaerard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).

Folklore stories have passed on for generations in Trinidad and Tobago. When people come together and discuss the tales that their parents and grandparents told them, they have different versions. While the characters in the folklore tales remain the same, the stories vary usually for the benefit of the storytellers who had lessons to teach.

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In keeping with well-recognized African traits, the picture is full of colour and decorated with a wealth of detail. The folklore of Trinidad and Tobago has pan-Caribbean appeal, as it is shared in common with many former French territories in the region from Louisiana to Haiti, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica and St.

beautifully illustrated book has been celebrated as a milestone publication in. Gerard Besson is the author of Folklore & Legends of Trinidad and Tobago ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The Book of Trinidad (/5.

Trinidad and Tobago, with its diverse cultures, is also rich with folklore stories and superstitions that have been passed on from generation to generation. However, some stories are not unique to one island, such myths as the soucouyants or the.

Honestly, of the 3, Folklore and Legends of Trinidad and Tobago by Gerard Besson is my all time favourite book where Trinidad’s folklore is concerned.

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