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Title Reclaiming heritage : alternative imaginaries of memory in West Africa / Ferdinand de Jong, Michael Rowlands, editors
Published Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages) : illustrations
Series Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage.
Contents Reconsidering heritage and memory / Mike Rowlands and Ferdinand de Jong -- 'Taking on a tradition' : African heritage and the testimony of memory / Beverley Butler -- Slave route projects : tracing the heritage of slavery in Ghana / Katharina Schramm -- Picturing the past : heritage, photography, and the politics of appearance in a Yoruba City / Peter Probst -- Entangled memories and parallel heritages in Mali / Michael Rowlands -- 'Enchanting town of Mud' : Djenné, a world heritage site in Mali / Charlotte Joy -- A masterpiece of masquerading : contradictions of conservation in intangible heritage / Ferdinand de Jong -- From a glorious past to the lands of origin : media consumption and changing narratives of cultural belonging in Mali / Dorothea Schulz -- Demystified memories : the politics of heritage in post-socialist Guinea / Ramon Sarró -- Palimpsest memoryscapes : materializing and mediating war and peace in Sierra Leone / Paul Basu
Summary In a fascinating series of cases from West Africa, anthropologists, archaeologists and art historians show how memory, heritage, identity and conservation play out in a variety of postcolonial contexts at the local, ethnic, national and global level
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Cultural property -- Protection -- Africa, West.
Cultural property -- Africa, West.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Africa, West.
Africa, Western -- Antiquities.
Africa, Western -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author De Jong, Ferdinand.
Rowlands, M. J.
LC no. 2007034207
ISBN 1598743082
1598747622 (electronic bk.)
9781598747621 (electronic bk.)