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masks of Liberia

Charles Bordogna

masks of Liberia

appreciating a heritage : April-June, 1988 : essay

by Charles Bordogna

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Published by African Art Museum of the S.M.A. Fathers in cooperation with L. Kahan Gallery, New York City in Tenafly, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia
    • Subjects:
    • African Art Museum of the S.M.A. Fathers -- Exhibitions.,
    • Masks (Sculpture) -- Liberia -- Exhibitions.,
    • Masks -- Liberia -- Exhibitions.,
    • Sculpture, Liberian -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 36).

      StatementCharles Bordogna.
      ContributionsAfrican Art Museum of the S.M.A. Fathers., Society of African Missions., L. Kahan Gallery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1099.L4 B67 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2238827M
      LC Control Number89109703
      OCLC/WorldCa17653721

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It is also a book about people, tribes and religion and custom in Liberia. It is about the heart and soul of Africa and the amazing diversity of the continent and how colonialism left so many things as they were but injected new things and thus created a `mask of Anarchy' that breaks open from time to time and the world says `this is barbaric'(as was the case in Kenya or Rwanda).Cited by: The masks of Liberia: Appreciating a heritage: April-June, essay.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Author: Charles Bordogna. The Mask of Anarchy: The Destruction of Liberia and the Religious Dimension - Stephen Ellis - Google Books.

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Von Gla mask, from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum. Masks are the most important art form of the Dan people of Liberia. The Dan people refer to these masks as gle or ge, terms that refers both to the physical mask and the individual spirits the mask is believed to. By William Q. Harmon, with New Narratives.

MONROVIA – Mac Quarthy, a year-old who runs a tailoring business on the Capitol Bye-Pass in Monrovia, decided to make face masks after his shop was ordered closed as the state of emergency imposed by the Government of Liberia.

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There are 16 ethnic groups that make up Liberia's indigenous population: indigenous African tribes 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mandingo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, and Bella), Americo-Liberians % (descendants of immigrants from the U.S.

who had not been slaves), Congo People % (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had not been slaves. MASKS AS AGENTS OF SOCIAL CONTROL IN NORTHEAST LIBERIA: xiv, 45 pages of text followed by 15 pages of photographs of masks, dancers, and masking paraphernalia.

Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Vol. XXXII, No. 2, ISBN: Get this from a library. The masks of Liberia: appreciating a heritage: April-June, essay. [Charles Bordogna; African Art Museum of the S.M.A.

Fathers. The Mask of Anarchy Updated Edition book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Liberia has been one of Africa's most violent t 4/5(15). Mask measures 7" wide x " tall, excluding ear loops. Composed of polyester, cotton, and spandex with a black contrast border.

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the second half is a fascinating and profound exploration of what Ellis sees as Liberian's deep spiritual anarchy, manifested during the war in extreme brutality, incidents of cannibalism, and.

The Mask of Anarchy: The Destruction of Liberia and the Religious Roots of an African Civil War Stephen Ellis Liberia was in the headlines in when thousands of teenage fighters, including young men wearing women's clothing and bizarre objects of decoration, laid seige to the capital, Monrovia.

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Dan carving is renowned for its fineness, and artworks like this Ceremonial Spoon denote .Some masks (for example those of the Sande society of Liberia and the Mende people of Sierra Leone, that are made from hollow tree stumps) are worn like helmets covering both the head and face.

Some African cultures have mask-like ornaments that are worn on the chest rather than the head of face; this includes those used by the Makonde people.