From a middle-class upbringing, until his thirties Pierre Verger leads a rather and in he publishes Notes sur le culte des orixás et voduns. Livros e artigos de Verger, com ou sem fotografias do autor. Orixás, Livraria Turista, Coleção Recôncavo, Salvador, vol. 10 [dessins Carybé, texte Pierre. Verger, Pierre Fatumbi. “Introdução.” In Orixás: deuses iorubás na África e no Novo Mundo, São Paulo, Brazil: Círculo do Livro,

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Everton Valverde marked it as to-read Dec 28, No trivia or quizzes yet. He becomes a messenger between those two worlds, conveying information, messages, ritual objects and presents. Aline De Oliveira marked it as to-read Jan 02, This leads to the creation in of the Pierre Verger Foundation, of which he is donor and president, gradually transforming his house into a research centre.

It is at the same time that he starts one more new career as a researcher. Presentation History Contacts and adress Funding. Raphaela Corsi marked it plerre to-read Jan 04, Verger is immediately seduced by the hospitality and the cultural wealth of the city, and decides to settle there.


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Pablo Scobar is currently reading it Dec 13, Bom Jesus orics Lapa, — Foto Marcel Gautherot Pierre Edouard Leopold Verger was a French photographer, ethnologist, anthropologist and researcher who lived most of his life in the city of Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia, in Brazil. Monthly Newsletters To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Willian Busch rated it it was amazing Jul 30, James Ketchum is currently reading it Dec 16, Fabiano added it Dec 20, Open Preview See a Problem? From a middle-class upbringing, until his thirties Pierre Verger leads a rather conventional lifestyle, corresponding orizs his social condition, even if he intimately disagrees with those class values.

Ricardo Aranha marked it as to-read Aug 03, Nacion Jorge added it Dec 29, He then engages in meticulous research on the Orishas and their cult. Luiz Carlos rated it it was ok Jan 22, Lists with This Book.

His interest for religions of African origins allows him to receive a research grant to study their rituals in Africa, for where he departs in As collaborator and guest researcher for various universities, he discloses his research in lectures, books and articles.


Return to Book Page. Since the death of his father and two brothers, Verger’s mother had been his sole remaining parent, who he did not want to hurt in choosing an anticonformism and roving lifestyle.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Black people, omnipresent llvro Bahia, monopolize his attention. Though he has now a precise direction for his work – the history, customs and religions of Yoruba peoples in West Africa pierrr of their descendants in Bahia – Verger remains a nomad.

Between December and AugustPierre Verger travels around the world, making a living exclusively from his photographic art. While Europe lives the turmoil of the post-war period, Salvador is a haven of tranquillity.

Refresh and try again. Books by Pierre Verger. He has his work published in the best magazines of the time, but as stardom is not his aim, Verger is always on the brink of a new departure: