African Vodun: Art, Psychology, and Power

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In this first major study of its kind, Suzanne Preston Blier examines the artworks of the contemporary vodun cultures of southern Benin and Togo in West Africa as well as the related vodou traditions of Haiti, New Orleans, and historic Salem, Massachusetts. Comprised of beads, bones, rags, straw, leather, pottery, fur, feathers, and blood, and often tightly bound with cords, vodun artworks yield a wide range of insights into the provocative workings of emotional expression, power, and artistic representation. The power of ...

African Vodun: Art, Psychology, and Power 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226058603

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African Vodun: Art, Psychology, and Power 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226058580

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