Rituals of Resistance: African Atlantic Religion in Kongo and the Lowcountry South in the Era of Slavery (review)

@article{Misevich2009RitualsOR,
  title={Rituals of Resistance: African Atlantic Religion in Kongo and the Lowcountry South in the Era of Slavery (review)},
  author={Philip Misevich},
  journal={Journal of Social History},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={218 - 220}
}
was rampant and cause for much resentment by their enslaved victims. Bonds of affection and desire for personal profit could threaten masters’ designs, however. Forret provides examples of poor whites assisting fugitives, forging passes, stealing slaves, and on rare occasions participating in overt rebellion. Such behavior was troubling to slaveholders but, as Forret argues, did not “require and selfconscious ideological commitment to or against the southern social structure” (156). Forret… Expand