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Manipulating the Sacred Yoruba Art, Ritual, and Resistance in Brazilian Candomble (African American Life Series) by Mikelle Smith Omari-Tunkara

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Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art of indigenous peoples,
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Influence,
  • Candomblâe (Religion),
  • Art, Yoruba,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History - Symbolism,
  • Art,
  • Brazil,
  • Criticism,
  • African,
  • History - African,
  • Religious,
  • Subjects & Themes - Religious,
  • Bahia (State),
  • Devotional objects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9443419M
ISBN 100814328520
ISBN 109780814328521

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