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Surviving Iconoclasm

Sarró Ramon

in The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780748635153
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653003 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635153.003.0007
Surviving Iconoclasm

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This chapter discusses the tension in knowledge distribution and management that maps out the cultural life of Baga today, introducing three groups of actors (the initiated elders, people living in the capital, and women). These three groups of stakeholders, together with today’ young people, are crucial in understanding the long-term effects of the iconoclasm analysed in the previous chapters.

Keywords: knowledge distribution; Baga cultural life; elders; women; young people; iconoclasm

Chapter.  10346 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: African Studies

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