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Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era$
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Rosa De Jorio

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780252040276

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Malian Cultural Heritage and Governmentality

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Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era
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Rosa De Jorio

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0001

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, namely to analyze changes in Malian politics during the last two decades. It suggests that a detailed study of cultural heritage and its transformations is key to understanding the 2012 impasse of the Malian democratic experiment and, more generally, to understanding critical aspects of modern power in postcolonial Mali. A key focus of this work is to understand how democracy and neoliberalism have affected state practices, particularly as seen through the prism of the heritage field. The remainder of chapter discusses governmentality and cultural heritage, heritage and public culture, social memory and the anthropology of Africa, heritage and memory, and cultural heritage during Mali's one-party state era. These are followed by a description of the methodology used in the study and an overview of the subsequent chapters.

Keywords:   postcolonial Mali, Malian politics, cultural heritage, democracy, neoliberalism

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