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The Resource Ways of the rivers : arts and environment of the Niger Delta, Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek, editors ; with contributions by E.J. Alagoa ... [et al.]

Ways of the rivers : arts and environment of the Niger Delta, Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek, editors ; with contributions by E.J. Alagoa ... [et al.]

Label
Ways of the rivers : arts and environment of the Niger Delta
Title
Ways of the rivers
Title remainder
arts and environment of the Niger Delta
Statement of responsibility
Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek, editors ; with contributions by E.J. Alagoa ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306/.09662
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT515.9.N55
LC item number
W39 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anderson, Martha G.
  • Peek, Philip M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arts
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria)
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria)
Label
Ways of the rivers : arts and environment of the Niger Delta, Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek, editors ; with contributions by E.J. Alagoa ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-363)
Contents
  • Preface: Cultural identity in the multicultural Niger Delta / Philip E. Leis -- Introduction: Charting a course / Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek -- Lower Niger bronze industries and the archaeology of the Niger Delta / Philip M. Peek and Keith Nicklin. Interleaf A. Exploration, trade, and colonization / Martha G. Anderson -- From middlemen to missionaries / E.J. Alagoa. Interleaf B. Privilege and power: merchant princes of the eastern delta / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf C. Nanna of Itsekiri, "Merchant Prince of the Niger Delta" / Joseph Eboreime -- Bulletproof: exploring the warrior ethos in Ijo culture / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf D. Forms of ivri / Philip M. Peek. Interleaf E. The Urhobo / Martha G. Anderson -- From river horses to dancing sharks: canoes and fish in Ijo art and ritual / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf F. Water spirit shrines / Martha G. Anderson -- The Isoko as a delta people / Philip M. Peek. Interleaf G. Molded shrine arts / Philip M. Peek -- Celebrating water spirits: influence, confluence, and difference in Ijebu-Yoruba and delta masquerades / Henry John Drewal. Interleaf H. The dancing people: eastern Ijo masking traditions / Martha G. Anderson -- Everyone to his quarter: ethnic interaction, emulation, and change in Itsekiri visual culture / Kathy Curnow. Interleaf I. The Owu/Oworu masquerade complex / Philip M. Peek -- Tricks of the trade: a study of ikakibite (cloth of the tortoise) among the eastern Ijo / Lisa Aronson. Interleaf J. Maidens, mothers, mediums, and matriarchs: women of the Niger Delta / Martha G. Anderson -- The arts of the Ogoni / Sonpie Kpone-Tonwe and Jill Salmons. Interleaf K. Obolo arts / Keith Nicklin --
  • Fitting farewells: the fine art of Kalabari funerals / Joanne B. Eicher and Tonye V. Erekosima. Interleaf L. Making waves: the art of Bruce Onobrakpeya and Sokari Douglas Camp / Martha G. Anderson -- Conclusion: Reflections - Looking back on our journey / Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek. Interleaf M. Regattas, then and now / Martha G. Anderson -- Appendix: Crosscurrents and confluences: linguistic clues to cultural development / Kay Williamson and E.E. Efere
Control code
ocm49028789
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
363 p.
Isbn
9780930741907
Isbn Type
(soft)
Lccn
2002018929
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), 1 col. map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49028789
  • (Sirsi) o49028789
Label
Ways of the rivers : arts and environment of the Niger Delta, Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek, editors ; with contributions by E.J. Alagoa ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-363)
Contents
  • Preface: Cultural identity in the multicultural Niger Delta / Philip E. Leis -- Introduction: Charting a course / Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek -- Lower Niger bronze industries and the archaeology of the Niger Delta / Philip M. Peek and Keith Nicklin. Interleaf A. Exploration, trade, and colonization / Martha G. Anderson -- From middlemen to missionaries / E.J. Alagoa. Interleaf B. Privilege and power: merchant princes of the eastern delta / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf C. Nanna of Itsekiri, "Merchant Prince of the Niger Delta" / Joseph Eboreime -- Bulletproof: exploring the warrior ethos in Ijo culture / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf D. Forms of ivri / Philip M. Peek. Interleaf E. The Urhobo / Martha G. Anderson -- From river horses to dancing sharks: canoes and fish in Ijo art and ritual / Martha G. Anderson. Interleaf F. Water spirit shrines / Martha G. Anderson -- The Isoko as a delta people / Philip M. Peek. Interleaf G. Molded shrine arts / Philip M. Peek -- Celebrating water spirits: influence, confluence, and difference in Ijebu-Yoruba and delta masquerades / Henry John Drewal. Interleaf H. The dancing people: eastern Ijo masking traditions / Martha G. Anderson -- Everyone to his quarter: ethnic interaction, emulation, and change in Itsekiri visual culture / Kathy Curnow. Interleaf I. The Owu/Oworu masquerade complex / Philip M. Peek -- Tricks of the trade: a study of ikakibite (cloth of the tortoise) among the eastern Ijo / Lisa Aronson. Interleaf J. Maidens, mothers, mediums, and matriarchs: women of the Niger Delta / Martha G. Anderson -- The arts of the Ogoni / Sonpie Kpone-Tonwe and Jill Salmons. Interleaf K. Obolo arts / Keith Nicklin --
  • Fitting farewells: the fine art of Kalabari funerals / Joanne B. Eicher and Tonye V. Erekosima. Interleaf L. Making waves: the art of Bruce Onobrakpeya and Sokari Douglas Camp / Martha G. Anderson -- Conclusion: Reflections - Looking back on our journey / Martha G. Anderson and Philip M. Peek. Interleaf M. Regattas, then and now / Martha G. Anderson -- Appendix: Crosscurrents and confluences: linguistic clues to cultural development / Kay Williamson and E.E. Efere
Control code
ocm49028789
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
363 p.
Isbn
9780930741907
Isbn Type
(soft)
Lccn
2002018929
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), 1 col. map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49028789
  • (Sirsi) o49028789

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