Borderland breccia: The mutant hero in the historical imagination of a Central-African diamond frontier

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Abstract

. 26. The Saint as Fetish: As is well known, feitiÄo, the name given by fifteenth century Portuguese sailors to African power objects, was itself subsequently fetishized, as part of the colonial project, in a European theory about Africa in which it was used to denote and explain 'the.

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  • Filip De Boeck

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