The Gelede Spectacle

The Gelede Spectacle

by Babatunde Lawal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295975993
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.03(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.12(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsix
Note on Orthography and Tone Markingsxi
Introductionxiii
1.African Art and the Social Order3
2.Iwa The Dialectics of Yoruba Existence19
3.Ipilese The Roots of Gelede37
4.Irepo Gender and Social Harmony Through Gelede71
5.Iran The Gelede Spectacle98
6.Idira Costume Aesthetics and Iconography163
7.Igi Gelede Sculpted Messages on Headdresses193
8.Oju Inu Critical Perspectives on Gelede255
9.Conclusion283
Glossary of Yoruba Terms291
Bibliography297
Credits311
Index313
Map 1Yorubaland18
Map 2Southwestern Yorubaland72

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