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The Djenné Mosque: World Heritage and Social Renewal in a West African Town

Marchand, Trevor H. J. (2015) 'The Djenné Mosque: World Heritage and Social Renewal in a West African Town.' APT Bulletin, Journal of Preservation Technology, 46 (2-3). pp. 4-15.

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Abstract

In 2009 the Aga Khan Foundation oversaw a massive conservation project of the Djenné Mosque. Grounded in ethnography, the paper examines the conflict and debate among conservationists and town residents.

Item Type: Articles
Keywords: Djenné Mosque, mud-brick architecture, heritage politics, masonry apprenticeship, palm-wood ceiling, buttresses and pilasters, qibla (Arabic) wall towers, crenelated parapet wall
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Depositing User: Trevor Marchand
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 16:05
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/20200

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