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Author Roberts, Allen F., 1945-

Title A dance of assassins [electronic resource] : performing early colonial hegemony in the Congo / Allen F. Roberts.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 311 p. : ill., map, port.
Series African expressive cultures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The "emperor" strikes back. Invitation to a beheading -- A conflict of memories -- Histories made by bodies -- Tropical gothic -- Storms the headhunter. Remembering the dismembered. The rise of a colonial macabre -- Art évo on the Chaussée d'Ixelles -- Lusinga's lasting laughs -- Composing decomposition -- Defiances of the dead.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Storms, Émile Pierre Joseph, 1846-1918.
Lusinga, approximately 1840-1884.
Belgians -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 19th century.
Hegemony -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 19th century.
Ethnological museums and collections -- Belgium.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Colonization.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- To 1908.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780253007438 (cl : alk. paper)
9780253007506 (pb : alk. paper)
9780253007599 (e-book)

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