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A dance of assassins : performing early colonial hegemony in the Congo / Allen F. Roberts.

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Author/Creator:
Roberts, Allen F., 1945-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 311 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-297) and index.
Contents:
  • The "emperor" strikes back. Invitation to a beheading
  • A conflict of memories
  • Histories made by bodies
  • Tropical gothic
  • Storms the headhunter. Remembering the dismembered. The rise of a colonial macabre
  • Art évo on the Chaussée d'Ixelles
  • Lusinga's lasting laughs
  • Composing decomposition
  • Defiances of the dead.
Series:
African expressive cultures.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0253007437
9780253007438
9780253007506
025300750X
9780253007599
0253007593

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