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2007     Gore, C., 2007b, Conceptualising Royal, Ancestral Shrines and Personal Shrines in Benin City, Nigeria, in (ed.) Plankensteiner, B., Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria,  Museum fur Volkerkunde Wien-Kunsthistorisches Museum, UitGeverij Snoeck Editions/Publishers: Vienna, Austria.                                                                            

            Gore, C., 2007c, Inscribing History: Leo Asemota and a Circle in the (w)Hole, (ed.) Asemota, L., A Circle in the (w)Hole, Eotla : London. 

            Gore, C., 2008, Mami Wata: An Urban Presence or the Making of a Tradition in Benin City, Nigeria, (ed.) Drewal, H., Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora, Indiana University Press.

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