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Orixás : os deuses vivos da Africa = Orishas : the living gods of Africa in Brazil

Author: Abdias do Nascimento
Publisher: Rio de Janeiro : IPEAFRO/Afrodiaspora, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : PortugueseView all editions and formats
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Brings together scores of color reproductions of Nascimento's paintings, along with three epic poems and a major essay, all on themes of the Afro-Brazilian people, their religion, and its African  Read more...

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Named Person: Abdias do Nascimento; Abdias do Nascimento
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abdias do Nascimento
ISBN: 8585853018 9788585853013
OCLC Number: 34724358
Notes: English version originally published: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1991.
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Description: 170 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Index of Illustrations Pade for Freedomfighter Eshu - Abdias do Nascimento Foreward - Molefi Kete Asante Preface - Elisa Larkin Nascimento Afro-Brazilians and the Orishas - Abdias do Nascimento The Agada of transformation - Abdias do Nascimento Griot and Warrior - Lelia Gonzalez Abdias in the World Museum of the Imaginary - Gerardo Mello Mourao Abdias Painter - Napoleao Lopes Filho Abdias do Nascimento's Tribal World - Guerreiro Ramos Abdias and the Bow of Oshossi - Daniel Irving Larkin Abdias' Pictorial Gnosticism - Muniz Sodre Breacher of Limits - Joel Rufino dos Santos Our Debt to Abdias - Anani Dzidzienyo Work, Ideas and Personality - Clovis Brigagao The Ethic of Liberty - Roger M. Isaacs Yemanja's Child Paints the World - Ola Balogun Abdias do Nascimento's Painting - Efrain Tomas Bo Axexe in Oshala - Abdias do Nascimento Glossary Translator's Note References Bibliography About the Authors and Texts Bibliographical Sketch of the Artist Exhibitions
Other Titles: Orishas
Responsibility: Abdias do Nascimento.

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"No richer source of the African traditions exists in the Americas than Brazil, with the possible exception of Haiti. Out of the deepest crevices of culture from which comes the life blood of people, Read more...

 
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