15th through 21st centuries (Temporal Keyword)

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Individual Creativity, Instrumental Symbolism, and the Constituents of Social Identity Construction (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Christopher Fennell.

This presentation applies theories concerning the role of individual creativity and innovation, modes of symbolic expression, and formation of social group identities to analyze the past creation and use of material expressions of symbols within the diasporas of particular African cultures. Utilizing archaeological and historical evidence, I explore the divergent ways these creative processes played out at sites in South America, the Caribbean, and North America. The perseverance and creativity...