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The Heritagization of Islamic and Secular Architecture: Djenné

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the challenges encountered by state and quasi-state organizations in transforming some of the Djenné-based sacred sites into public heritage sites. It analyzes the centrality ... More


The Fate of Timbuktu’s Sufi Heritage: Controversies around Past Traces and Current Practices

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the destruction of the Sufi saints' mausoleums (a World Heritage Site) during the six-month occupation of Mali's northern regions by Tuareg-Islamist forces. Prior to the ... More


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