ISBN 9789956553570
Pages 120
Dimensions 234x156 mm
Published 2024
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Ocean Beings

by Rosabelle Boswell, Jessica Leigh Thornton, Rebecca Hayter

This book showcases images of Ocean Beings in Africa, specifically southern and East Africa. It reflects Africa’s coastal intangible cultural heritage, that is, the ritual practices, beliefs and symbolism of humans engaged with the ocean – as well as Africa’s coastal tangible cultural heritage (artifacts, monuments and varied forms of material culture). In sum, the ocean is our collective heritage. It has much to contribute to our understanding of balanced ecosystems, values and practices. And, as this project unfolds, it is likely to reveal new intellectual and cultural paradigms for a sustainable and equitable ocean domain.

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