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Art and culture in Nigeria and the diaspora

Art and culture in Nigeria and the diaspora

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • United States,
  • Europe,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Arts -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Civilization.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- African influences.,
    • Europe -- Civilization -- African influences.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank A. Salamone, guest editor.
      SeriesStudies in Third World societies,, publication no. 46
      ContributionsSalamone, Frank A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.4 .A74 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1039723M
      LC Control Number93236509
      OCLC/WorldCa26124226

      (shelved 10 times as african-diaspora) avg rating — , ratings — published In , Princeton University Press published my first book, A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in book examined the seeming paradox that ordinary Nigerians are at once victims, vocal critics, and complicit participants in Nigeria’s infamous by: 2.

      African Diaspora ISPs African Diaspora Collection Art and Symbolism in Ewe Religion: Ritual Objects of the Yewe and Tro Mami Worship In Klikor, (Arts and Culture) Fall Art and Symbolism in Ewe Religion: Ritual Objects of Ewe people migrated to Ghana and our originally all the way from Nigeria or what is. Throughout the 20th century, artists (mostly of African descent) have critically addressed the historical and contemporary migration of culture, products, and bodies from the African continent. “Diaspora” typically refers to populations scattered involuntarily or forced to leave their homeland, and the African Diaspora includes Africans and Blacks forcefully displaced by the slave trade.

        The Museum for African Art is one, and it is doing so this fall with ''Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora,'' a group show that both stretches the map of contemporary art. A comprehensive value of the Nigerian art and culture gives you a glimpse of the beautiful stone carvings, potteries, wood carvings and different form of glass work. The bronze work of Igbo-ukuw which lies in Enugu state stands as the highest of the ancient works of Nigeria art. The Igbo- .


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