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Tambu: Curacao's African-Caribbean Ritual and the Politics of Memory

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As contemporary Tambu music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curacao, it intertwined sacred and secular, private and public cultural practices, and many traditions from Africa and the New World. As she explores the formal contours of Tambu, Nanette de Jong discovers its variegated history and uncovers its multiple and even contradictory origins. De Jong recount ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Indiana University Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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