Arts and politics in Senegal, 1960-1996
This text explores the dynamic relationship between politics and the arts in the planning and implementation of Senegalese culture, while comparing and contrasting the respective cultural policies of President Leopold Sedar Senghor and President Abdou Diouf. An overview of the French colonial administration and cultural policy in Senegal serve as a background for the central study.
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The Interplay Between Politics and the Arts
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