The Resource Asen, ancestors, and vodun : tracing change in African art, Edna G. Bay

Asen, ancestors, and vodun : tracing change in African art, Edna G. Bay

Label
Asen, ancestors, and vodun : tracing change in African art
Title
Asen, ancestors, and vodun
Title remainder
tracing change in African art
Statement of responsibility
Edna G. Bay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bay, Edna G
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NK8289.6.D3
LC item number
B388 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Altars, Fon
  • Ironwork, Fon
  • Metal sculpture
  • Fon (African people)
  • Ancestor worship
Label
Asen, ancestors, and vodun : tracing change in African art, Edna G. Bay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-182) and index
Contents
A note on orthography -- Introduction -- Vodun, sacrifice, and the sinuka -- The invention of ancestral asen -- The Hountondji family of Smiths and Dahomean royal patronage -- From tourist to sacred: colonial culture and the creation of traditions -- Messages of power: asen tableau to the early twentieth century -- Mixed messages and migrating meanings -- Death and the culture wars: the 1990s
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 186 p.
Isbn
9780252032554
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070191 70
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)128237066
  • (OCoLC)128237066
Label
Asen, ancestors, and vodun : tracing change in African art, Edna G. Bay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-182) and index
Contents
A note on orthography -- Introduction -- Vodun, sacrifice, and the sinuka -- The invention of ancestral asen -- The Hountondji family of Smiths and Dahomean royal patronage -- From tourist to sacred: colonial culture and the creation of traditions -- Messages of power: asen tableau to the early twentieth century -- Mixed messages and migrating meanings -- Death and the culture wars: the 1990s
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 186 p.
Isbn
9780252032554
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070191 70
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)128237066
  • (OCoLC)128237066

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