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Patterns in Circulation Cloth, Gender, and Materiality in West Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780226397221, ISBN: HB: 9780226397191, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 colour plates, 18 halftones
In this book, Nina Sylvanus tells a captivating story of global trade and cross-cultural aesthetics in West Africa, showing how a group of Togolese women – through the making and circulation of wax cloth – became influential agents of taste and histo...