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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Otten, Charlotte M., 1915-
Anthropology and art.
Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, 1971
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charlotte M Otten; American Museum of Natural History.
|Description:||xvi, 440 p. illus. 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Background: Figural preferences in the drawings of a chimpanzee, by P.H. Schiller. The discovery of primitive art, by D. Fraser.--Theory and method: Art and icon, by R. Redfield. Art: an introduction to qualitative anthropology, by G. Mills. The arts and anthropology, by A.P. Merriam. Roots of primitive art, by W. Muensterberger. Studies on Middle American art, by T. Proskouriakoff. Discussion of Proskouriakoff's paper, by R.L. Rands. Art styles as cultural cognitive maps, by J.L. Fischer.--The primitive artist: The Eskimo artist, by E. Carpenter. Artist and critic in an African society, by P. Bohannan. The cultural context of creativity among Tiwi, by J.C. Goodale and J.D. Koss.--Acculturation: The arts and their changing social function, by R. Sieber. On the colonial extinction of the motifs of pre-Columbian art, by G. Kubler.|
|Series Title:||American Museum sourcebooks in anthropology.|
|Responsibility:||Edited by Charlotte M. Otten.|