London: Quartet Books, . Hardcover. 256 pages. Hardcover, in fine condition, bound in blue cloth. Very good jacket, primarily white, is a bit rubbed, with two small browned areas along the lower edge of the rear panel. Jacket enclosed in a clear, archival-quality, removable protective cover. Item #698
A study of the spiritual, social and anthropological roots of the blues, looking at "African animist religion, the slave trade, Voodoo, Hoodoo, the early country blues and its modern urban equivalent." Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Glossary, notes, and index.