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A history of art in Africa

Author: Monica Blackmun Visonà; Robin Poynor; Herbert M Cole; Suzanne Preston Blier
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. Prentice Hall 2008
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A History of Art in Africa, Second Edition, is the only comprehensive art historical survey of the African continent to incorporate discussions of contemporary art and artists. It is both a reliable  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Blackmun Visonà; Robin Poynor; Herbert M Cole; Suzanne Preston Blier
ISBN: 9780136128724 0136128726 0136128742 9780136128748
OCLC Number: 237025243
Description: 560 S. : zahlr. Ill., Kt.
Contents: Preface Africa, Art, and History: An Introduction 14 PART I. From the Nile to the Niger 1. The Sahara and the Maghreb 2. Lands of the Nile: Egypt, Nubia, and Ethiopia 3. The Central Sudan 4. Mande Worlds and the Upper Niger 5. The Western Sudan PART II. Western Africa 6. West Atlantic Forests 7. Akan Worlds 8. The Yoruba and the Fon 9. The Lower Niger PART III. Central Africa 10. Cross River, Cameroon Grasslands, and Gabon 11. The Western Congo Basin 12. The Eastern Congo Basin PART IV. Eastern and Southern Africa 13. Eastern Africa 14. Southern Africa PART V. The Diaspora 15. African Artists Abroad 16. Art of the African Diaspora Glossary Annotated Bibliography Picture credits Index
Other Titles: Art in Africa
Responsibility: Monica Blackmun Visonà, Robin Poynor, Herbert M. Cole ; with contributions by Suzanne Preston Blier (introduction) Rowland Abiodun (preface) and Michael D. Harris (chapter 16)

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