West Africa in the Caribbean: art, artefacts and ideas

@article{WarnerLewis2011WestAI,
  title={West Africa in the Caribbean: art, artefacts and ideas},
  author={Maureen Warner-Lewis},
  journal={Critical Arts},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={555 - 564}
}
Abstract While kinship and political structures could not be transferred from Africa to the Caribbean under the conditions of forced migration, kinetic expressiveness, artistic skills and mental epistemologies were retained. These retentions covered domains such as religious ideas, musical instrumentation and morphology, dance choreography, culinary forms, hair and dress aesthetics, language syntax, economic activity and cooperation. 
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