Birgit Meyer

Legba-figures and dzokawo
Unpacking a missionary collection from the Übersee-Museum Bremen
In the debate about colonial collections in ethnological and other museums, little attention has been paid to things[1] acquired in the context of evangelization in the “frontier zones” (Chidester 1996) of European imperial outreach. Conversion to Christianity in colonial contexts, as a rule, implied that converts were required to give up the material related to […]