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The art of conversion : Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo
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Location
  • Afrika : Fromont
Main Entry - Personal Name
  • Fromont, Cécile, author.
Title Statement
  • The art of conversion : Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo
Publication, Distribution, etc. (Imprint)
  • Chapel Hill : published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, [2014]
Physical Description
  • xviii, 283 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
  • Sangamentos : performing the advent of Kongo Christianity -- Under the sign of the cross in the Kingdom of Kongo : religious conversion and visual correlation -- The fabric of power, wealth, and devotion : clothing and regalia of the Christian Kongo -- Negotiating time and space : architecture, rituals, and power in the Christian Kongo -- From Catholic kingdom to the heart of darkness : the fate of Kongo Christianity in the nineteenth century.
Language Note
  • Text in English.
Subject - Topical Term
  • Christianity Kongo Kingdom.
  • Kristendom Kongoriket Kungadömet Kongo 1300-talet–1914
  • Kristendom Visuell kultur Kungadömet Kongo
  • Christian art and symbolism Kongo Kingdom.
  • Kristen konst och symbolik Kungadömet Kongo
Subject - Geographic Name
  • Kongo Kingdom Church history.
  • Kungadömet Kongo Kyrkohistoria
  • Kongo Kingdom Religious life and customs.
  • Kongoriket Kungadömet Kongo 1300-talet–1914
  • Kungadömet Kongo Religiös liv och ceremonier
ISBN
  • 9781469618715 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1469618710 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1469618729
  • 9781469618722
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