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History, Art History and the Edo Kingdom

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter provides a survey of Benin City and the Edo kingdom to convey some of the local means of social organisation with regard to the rural and urban areas. It underlies the importance of the ... More


Art History and Artefact

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter looks at various contributions to a history of art. It uses Ryder's conceptual distinctions of the field material available to researchers to explore some of the assumptions upon which ... More


Artists and Artworlds

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter explores the biographies of some artists working in the different art worlds of Benin City, highlighting some of the forms of patronage, the processes of commissioning at urban shrines, ... More


Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Charles Gore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City. It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, ... More


The Life Histories of Some Ohens

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter cites a number of biographies of various priests, a sample of those related in conversation with the author and chosen partly to demonstrate the diversity of individuals engaged in this ... More


Priests and Shrines

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the institution of urban contemporary cult shrines in Benin City, introducing the forms of organisation and strategies used by shrine priests and considering some of the ideas ... More


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