Shrines in Africa : history, politics, and society /

Explores how African shrines, in their diverse forms, are more than just points of worship - they are powerful symbols of ethnic solidarity, group cohesion, and knowledge about the landscape. This book shows how African shrines help to define ethnic boundaries, and symbolically articulate a society&...

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Other Authors: Dawson, Allan Charles, 1973- (Editor), Sterner, Judith, 1948-
Format: eBook
Published: Calgary, Alberta, Canada : University of Calgary Press, [2009]
Series:Africa, missing voices series ; no. 5.
Online Access:CONNECT