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African art in cultural perspective; an introduction,

Author: William Russell Bascom
Publisher: New York, Norton [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A general survey of African art as it reflects tribal and cultural influences.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981.
African art in cultural perspective.
New York, Norton [1973]
(OCoLC)801245173
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Russell Bascom
ISBN: 0393043681 9780393043686 0393093751 9780393093759
OCLC Number: 601191
Description: xii, 196 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: Introduction. --
Egypt, Ethiopia, North Africa, and the Sahara. --
The Western Sudan: Bambara, Malinke, Dogon, Mosi, Bobo, Lobi, Senufo. --
The Western Guinea Coast (Poro styles): Baga, Nalu, Mende, Kono, Bassa, Dan, Kran, Guro. --
The Akan region: Baule, Anyi, Fanti, Ashanti. --
The Ewe region: Ewe, Fon. --
Southern Nigeria: Nupe, Yoruba, Bini, Ijo, Igbo, Ibibio, Ekoi. --
Northeastern Nigeria. --
Cameroun (Grassland style): Tikar, Mileke. --
Gabon: Fang, Kwele, Tsogo, Kuta, Hongwe, Lumbu. --
Western Congo: Kongo, Bembe, Yombe, Teke, Mbun, Mbala, Kwese, Suku, Yaka, Pende. --
Angola-Zambia: Mbundu, Mbunda, Chokwe. --
Central Congo (Kuba): Kuba, Lele, Wongo, Lulua, Salampasu. --
Southeastern Congo (Luba): Songye, Luba. --
Northern Congo: Lega, Bembe, Mbole, Mangbetu, Azande. --
East and South Africa.
Responsibility: by William Bascom.

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Describes the sculpture of many African regions in an attempt to show correlations between cultural factors and artistic design.  Read more...

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