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Leo Frobenius on African history, art and culture : an anthology

Author: Leo Frobenius; Eike Haberland
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Pubishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Frobenius' pivotal works on African culture represented a landmark in ethnography. Frobenius was credited with giving Black Africa back its soul and its identity in the early part of the last  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frobenius, Leo, 1873-1938.
Leo Frobenius on African history, art and culture.
Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Pubishers, 2007
(OCoLC)609300198
Named Person: Leo Frobenius; Leo Frobenius
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Frobenius; Eike Haberland
ISBN: 1558764259 9781558764255 1558764267 9781558764262
OCLC Number: 70778296
Notes: Originally published: Leo Frobenius, 1873-1973 : an anthology. Wiesbaden : F. Steiner, 1973.
Essays translated from the German by Patricia Crampton.
Description: xiii, 233 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Léopold Sédar Senghor --
The "Atlas Africanus" --
Discussion of the method of cultural history --
On the morphological method of studying cultures --
The nature of culture --
Reflections on African art --
Rock art of the Saharan Atlas --
Rock art of the Fezzan --
Rock art of South Africa --
African hunters: the Mahalbi culture --
African hunters: bushmen and hunting spirits --
The civilization of the Kabyls --
Tales from the Sudan --
The religion of the Yoruba --
Zimbabwe and the Wahungwe civilization.
Other Titles: Leo Frobenius, 1873-1973
Responsibility: edited by Eike Haberland ; with a foreword by Léopold Sédar Senghor.
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