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Art, performance and ritual in Benin City

Author: Charles Gore
Publisher: London : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2007.
Series: International African library, 37.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City. It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, the communities of devotees, and the artists who make artifacts for their shrines.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gore, Charles (Charles D.).
Art, performance and ritual in Benin City.
London : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2007
(OCoLC)166374117
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Gore
ISBN: 9780748633180 0748633189
OCLC Number: 607100615
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 248 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: International African library, 37.
Responsibility: Charles Gore.

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This title explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City. It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, the communities of devotees, and the artists who make artifacts for their shrines.

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