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The search for Authenticité in a global age: Artists and arts policy in Francophone West Africa

G Counsel

African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific | Published : 2008


Authenticité was a cultural movement which gained wide currency in Africa during the post-independence period of the 1960s and 1970s. This paper critiques authenticité as a central platform of national cultural policies in Francophone West Africa.

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