Bookcover of Mythology, Functionality and Symbolism of Okpesi in Igboland
Booktitle:

Mythology, Functionality and Symbolism of Okpesi in Igboland

The Idemili view

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2015-05-26 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-41837-2

ISBN-10:
3659418374
EAN:
9783659418372
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This book provides an insightful account of Igbo mythological origin through Okwa-Umuoku as an aspect of Okpesi structuralism, as well as the embattled transformation of Igbo society, arts, norms, mores and political economy since the advent of Christianity.The study brings to fore African/Igbo indigenous knowledge necessary for rapid information and technological growth in the emerging world technologies. Its coverage encompasses,art cultural anthropology,art history, political economy, religious, literature, sociology, Igbo cosmology, worldview, Igbo origin, philosophy and tradition.The entire corpus is of absorbing interest and gives us a wealth of highest historical knowledge, symbology, and philosophy of Igbo artifacts as well as curious information of great variety of core Igbo values necessary for understanding the character and trajectory of the transformations that occurred and how the Igbo reacted to these transformations in local and international contexts. Certainly, this book provides a much needed overarching frame of reference and point of departure for the study of African arts especially the Igbo, resulting from artistic expressions in art for life.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Francis Nnamdi Ikwuegbu
Number of pages:
204
Published at:
2015-05-26
Stock:
Available
Category:
Art
Price:
71.90 €
Keywords:
Igbo, Land, Symbolism, OKPESI, IDEMILI, Igboland, Functionality, mythology

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