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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2022
... systems of knowledge and life forms and of the colonial inheritance and epistemicide. The article follows various historical events, such as Léopold Sédar Senghor's encounter with African art in Paris after World War I and the British colonial destruction of the Kingdom of Benin in 1897; turns...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 1996
... of a sixteenth-century royal Benin ivory mask became a familiar symbol of Nigerian grandeur spanning a wide spectrum of meanings: of African kingship, of cultural genius, of European contact and Portuguese “trade” (primarily slaves), of British...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and the organization that emerged made Kano the regional distribution center for electronic media in northern Nigeria and the wider Hausaphone area (which covers parts of Chad, Cameroon, Benin, Ghana, and the Sudan). The system is this: the main dealers are based at centers in Kano, like Kofar Wambai market...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 261–286.
Published: 01 May 2003
... between an animist religion and the modern state, as one leader in the Republic of Benin tried to do, can only be read as a personal quirk or as part of the politics of privileging religious institutions in the struggle for an African...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
... embodied integrity (Stoller 1989). Shifts in social contexts, however, transform cultural significations. Although most Songhay people today live in northeastern Mali, western Niger and northern Benin, like most West African peoples...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... An organization, such as the Conseil Représentatif des Associa- tions Noires — a federation of black French civic associations founded after the 2005 banlieu uprising by Patrick Lozès, a French citizen whose family was origi- nally from Benin...