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The wild bull and the sacred forest : form, meaning, and change in Senegambian initiation masks

Author: Peter Mark
Publisher: Cambridge u.a. : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This study of the cattle-horned initiation masks of southern Senegal and the Gambia weaves together art history, history, and cultural anthropology to give a detailed view of Casamance cultures, as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mark
ISBN: 052141346X 9780521413466
OCLC Number: 231401834
Description: XV, 170 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Foreword; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: method and subject; 2. Ethnographic background; 3. Bukut initiation; 4. History and provenance of the Ejumba mask; 5. Iconography of the horned mask; 6. Mandinka or Jola? Art and culture as regional processes; 7. Islam and Casamance masking traditions; 8. Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography.
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