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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


Introduction

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/9780748633166.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book shifts the focus of attention from the world-famous royal art associated with the Edo kingdom, most notably ‘the Benin bronzes’, to the art traditions produced by the local Edo religion ... More


Omada Art at the Crossroads of Colonialisms

Paula Ben-Amos Girshick

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the history and conditions of Omada art at the crossroads of different colonialisms. It focuses on the court art of the Edo Kingdom of Benin in present-day Nigeria during the ... More


Shrines and Deities

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/9780748633166.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter looks at local Edo definitions of shrines and the deities to which they are dedicated, outlines the range of different shrines and their uses, and explores some of the local ... 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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