Authentically African: Arts and the Transnational Politics of Congolese Culture (New African Histories)
Released! 11/15/2015
Authentically African: Arts and the Transnational Politics of Congolese Culture (New African Histories)
by Sarah Van Beurden
Hardcover

Together, the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium, and the Institut des Musées Nationaux du Zaire (IMNZ) in the Congo have defined and marketed Congolese art and culture. In Authentically African, Sarah Van Beurden traces the relationship between the possession, definition, and display of art and the construction of cultural authenticity and political legitimacy from the late colonial until the postcolonial era. Her study of the interconnected histories of thes... read more