Welcome to H-AfrArts, Expressive Cultures of Africa. H-AfrArts is composed of two parts, a discussion list and a web site cosponsored by Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine (H-Net) and the Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA). Its content focuses on the expressive cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.

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CFP: Sites of Contest: Cold War Cultural Diplomacy and the Global South

Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.

H-Net reviews posted to the web 28 May 2018 - 04 Jun 2018

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 28 May 2018 and 04 Jun 2018.

Reviewed for H-AfrArts by Veronique Helenon
   Dubois, Laurent.  _Banjo: America's African Instrument, The_.
   Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.  384

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