ERIC Number: EJ202486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Carnival: A Religious Rite of Passage.
London, Clement B. G.
Negro History Bulletin, v42 n1 p4-6 Jan-Feb-Mar 1979
In this article, historical aspects of the pre-Lenten celebration of Carnival are discussed and the Carnival is examined in terms of its meaning as a "rite of passage." One of the most important functions of Carnival is its original one of being a ritual with profound secular and religious implications. (Author/MC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
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