Conquest and Construction: Palace Architecture in Northern Cameroon

Conquest and Construction: Palace Architecture in Northern Cameroon

by Mark DeLancey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004309104
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/21/2016
Series: African History , #5
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Mark Dike DeLancey, Ph.D. (2004), Harvard University, is Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture at DePaul University. He is the coauthor of two editions of the Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Cameroon and the author of articles in such journals as JSAH, Cahiers d'études africaines, and Islamic Africa.

Table of Contents


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Chapter One: Architectural Form

Chapter Two: Political Symbolism

Chapter Three: Spatial Orientation

Chapter Four: Ritual Movement

Chapter Five: Secrecy




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