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Vigilant Things

Vigilant Things: On Thieves, Yoruba Anti-aesthetics, and the Strange Fates of Ordinary Objects in Nigeria

Author : Doris, David Todd

Throughout southwestern Nigeria, Yoruba men and women create objects called aale to protect their properties-farms, gardens, market goods, piles of collected firewood-from the ravages of thieves and Vigilant Things argues that aale are keys to understanding how images function in Yoruba social and cultural life.
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  • Author:
  • Doris, David Todd
  • ISBN:
  • 0295990732
  • isbn-13
  • 9780295990736
  • Publisher:
  • University of Washington Press
  • Cover:
  • Hardback
  • Pub. Year:
  • 13-07-2011
  • SKU
  • 9780295990736
  • Number of Units
  • 01
  • Pages:
  • 400