Art, performance and ritual in Benin City /

This book 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. The visual arts a...

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Main Author: Gore, Charles
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2007.
Series:International African library ; 37.
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Online Access:CONNECT