Art of Being Tuareg Sahara Nomads in a Modern World

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Published by UCLA Fowler Museum .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • Material culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • North Africa,
  • Art, Tuareg,
  • Africa - General,
  • African,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Tuaregs,
  • Exhibitions

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsEdmond Bernus (Contributor), Francois Borel (Contributor), Jean-Yves Brizot (Contributor), Thomas K. Seligman (Editor), Kristyne Loughran (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8584016M
ISBN 100974872962
ISBN 109780974872964

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The actual total population of Tuaregs amounts to approximately 5,2 million. The Tuareg have been predominantly Muslim since the 16th century. They combine Sunni Islam (specifically the Maliki Madhhab, popular in North and West.

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The items include many of the famous leather Turaeg bags, plus shields, weapons, bowls, and 5/5. Much Tuareg art is in the form of jewellery, leather and metal saddle decorations called trik, and finely crafted swords. The Inadan community makes traditional a: 25,–, The Tuareg inhabit the Saharan regions of North Africa - Niger, Mali, Libya, Algeria and Burkina Faso.

Tuareg is an Arabic term meaning abandoned by God. They call themselves Imohag, translated as free men. No one knows the true origin of the Tuareg, where.

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