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African material culture

Author: Mary Jo Arnoldi; Christraud M Geary; Kris L Hardin
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1996.
Series: African systems of thought.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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African material culture.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95040501
(OCoLC)33131690
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jo Arnoldi; Christraud M Geary; Kris L Hardin
ISBN: 0585027846 9780585027845
OCLC Number: 42854338
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 369 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: pt. 1. Technological style and the making of culture --
Magical iron technology in the Cameroon Grassfields --
When nomads settle --
Ceramics from the Upemba Depression --
Objects and people --
pt. 2. Sticks, self, and society in Booran Oromo --
Material narratives and the negotiation of identities through objects in Malian theatre --
The consumption of an African modernity --
Household objects and the philosophy of Igbo social space --
Hoes and clothes in a Luo household --
pt. 3. The passive object and the tribal paradigm --
Art, politics and the transformation of meaning --
Mami Wata shrines --
Zaïrian popular painting as commodity and as communication.
Series Title: African systems of thought.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Jo Arnoldi, Christraud M. Geary & Kris L. Hardin.

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