12 results for Books: “Harry Middleton Hyatt” Hoodoo–Conjuration–Witchcraft –Rootwork, Beliefs Accepted By Many Negroes and White Persons These. Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, Rootwork. 5 Volumes. [Harry M. Hyatt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I will plan to write a more thorough entry here on my blog for Harry Middleton Hyatt. This particular blog will simply address some things that are.

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For those wondering, this book is not simply a list or collection of spells.

Rasmus Skovdal rated it really liked it Oct 14, Hyatt believed that the “golden age” of hoodoo had passed and believed that the marketers, the non-practicing white and Jewish manufacturers, had destroyed the tradition. Both editions were released under the imprint “Memoirs of the Alma C.

Harry Hyatt

How do you get that dirt off hystt tombstone, how do you get it? I’m not hopdoo it’s not “legit”, rather, I’m saying that its a bunch of things mixed together whithout any explanation provided to the readers. Maryland and Harrison Co. In the bibliography of that book Schwartz noted that the2nd Edition of Hyatt’s book has “16, entries, the largest single compilation of folk beliefs relating to the United States.

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Finally, there are occassions where I am convinced that the informant was deliberately lying. It consists of 10, entries on pages, including an index. Well, I’ll tell you. If you’re wondering why these are so hard to find, at the start of volume 3 we read: I have made some use of his material to bolster my own presentations, and, for those who are interested, here is a list of Hoodoo in Theory and Practice web pages that contain quoted passages from Harry Hyatt’s research: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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I didn’t discover that Hyatt also published this massive 5-volume set until I was in my 30’s. Now there’s places you can download them. Take de whole tomb stone – de dirt on it. Again, if you can’t do this then hoodoo is not for you.

I have searched hyatr for years and have only found one old-school worker online. These books are collections of transcribed interviews and oral accounts from 1, informants Hyatt interviewed across the American South in the ‘s.

Occasionally his equipment failed or was not available and he took hand-written notes instead.

The Arcane Archive – Harry Hyatt

The contents of “Hoodoo – Conjuration – Witchcraft – Rootwork” are about as follows numbers in parentheses are page number: I recently read one of her books and I can assure you she is old-school, the kind of stuff that if you went to an old-school worker in your community would teach you. Volume one covers topics such as: The s field recordings have since haryr destroyed, with the exception of a few cylinders that Hyatt had pressed onto 78 rpm records.


Oh, you dig it near the tombstone? Supplementary interviews were conducted in Florida in Here’s a sample of what you can hoodok from the interviews.

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Harry Middleton Hyatt

Charles Porterfield rated it it was amazing Jun 03, The interviews provided in both books I am reading really shows the difference between hoodoo practiced decades ago and hoodoo practiced now. James rated harrh it was amazing Jan 12, Robert Bowen rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Hyatt’s black informants were of a mix of people who had good knowledge, people who had questionable knowledge, people who didn’t know a thing, and people who lied and invented stories.

So these are just some things to know about Hyatt.