Arts and politics in Senegal, 1960-1996

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Africa World Press, 1998 - Art - 174 pages
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This book explores the dynamic relationship between politics and the arts in the planning and implementation of Senegalese cultural policy since 1960. It examines political reactions to the arts in Senegal and compares and contrasts 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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