Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity

Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity

by Cynthia Becker

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ISBN-13: 9780292756199
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 30 MB
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About the Author

Cynthia J. Becker is Assistant Professor of Art History at Boston University.

Table of Contents

  • A Note on Transcription and Transliteration
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Ait Khabbash Textiles: Weaving Metaphors of Identity
  • Chapter Two. The Art of Dressing the Body
  • Chapter Three. Dance Performances: Negotiating Gender and Social Change
  • Chapter Four. Women as Public Symbols of Identity: The Adornment of the Bride and Groom
  • Chapter Five. Performing Amazigh Gender Roles: Wedding Ceremonies
  • Chapter Six. Oh, My Sudanese Mother: The Legacy of Slavery in Ait Khabbash Art
  • Chapter Seven. Contemporary Amazigh Arts: Giving Material Form to Amazigh Consciousness
  • Appendix 1. Selected Songs from Ait Khabbash Weddings
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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