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7178 -- ROSSBACH DE OLMOS, LIOBA & BETTINA E. SCHMIDT (Eds.)

Ideen über Afroamerika Afroamerikaner und ihre Ideen
(Curupira Workshop 9)
Marburg: Curupira 2003
151 pp., Euro 9,-; ISBN 8185-0380-X
Keywords: Candomblé, Santería, slave trade, Umbanda, Reggae, Orisha, Rastafari, ready-mades, sacred ready-mades

Ideas about Afro-America Afro-Americans and their ideas
This book is based on the contributions (see below) of a regional panel "Afro-America" of the meeting of the German Anthropological Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde) at Goettingen, 2001.
##This third compilation of contributions on Afro-American issues concentrates on present-day global cultural complexity. Connections to Africa among Afro-Brazilian religions, modern kitsch in Afro-Cuban religious art, radical Rastafaris and reggae music, Afro-Cuban orishas in Berlin or the past of slavery in the memories of the present are considered. Concepts of scientific Afro-American studies are presented, as arc reflexive Afro-American concepts about themselves...##

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