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Proceedings of the May 1988 conference and workshop on African material culture

Author: Mary Jo Arnoldi; Christraud M Geary; Kris L Hardin; Joint Committee on African Studies.; Bellagio Study and Conference Center.
Publisher: [New York] : [Joint Committee on African Studies], 1988.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Proceedings of the May 1988 conference and workshop on African material culture.
[New York] : [Joint Committee on African Studies], 1988
(OCoLC)891564545
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jo Arnoldi; Christraud M Geary; Kris L Hardin; Joint Committee on African Studies.; Bellagio Study and Conference Center.
OCLC Number: 21105437
Notes: "Held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy, May 20-27, 1988."
Description: 135 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Des objets et des hommes : rapports et transformations dans la culture des Bambala / Kazadi Ntole (4 p.). --
Magical production of iron in the Cameroon grassfields / Michael Rowlands (3 p.). --
Technology and gender in African iron making / Eugenia W Herbert (4 p.). --
Weaving, pottery technology, and the production of form in East Africa / A.B.C Ocholla-Ayayo (3 p.). --
Pattering change : an exploration of technological style in agriculture, weaving, and ceramics / Kris L Hardin (3 p.). --
Edo ancestral altars : testimonials to a life well lived / Paula Girshick Ben-Amos (3 p.). --
Céramique de la dépression de l'Upemba : étude diachronique etayée des données ethnographiques / Kanimba Misago (5 p.). From relics to tombs / Gillian Feeley-Harnik (3 p.). --
Sticks, self and society in Oromo / Gemetchu Megerssa (3 p.). --
Puppet masquerade and the construction of identity in youth drama in Mali / Mary Jo Arnoldi (4 p.). --
Igbo household objects : conceptual and formal dynamics in space / Chike Aniakor (3 p.). --
Hoes and clothes : changing consumption patterns in a Luo household / Margaret Jean Hay (2 p.). --
When nomads settle : architectural change among the Gabra, the Somali Danakil, the Rendile, the Fulbe, and the Tuareg / Labelle Prussin (3 p.). --
Material culture of success : households and consumption in Bamenda / Michael Rowlands (3 p.). Life histories and Akan terra cottas / James Anquandah (2 p.). --
Mami Wata shrines : exotica and the construction of self / Henry John Drewal (3 p.). --
Social history of Zairian popular painting as a communication act and as a commodity / Bogumil Jewsiewicki (3 p.). --
Dislocations : Baule men's masks, 1890-1980 / Susan Mullin Vogel (2 p.). --
Art, politics, and the transformation of meaning : on the history of Bamum thrones / Christraud M Geary (4 p.). --
Regional approach to the study of material culture / Osaga Odak (2 p.). --
Conventional museums and the quest for relevance in Africa / Ekpo Eyo (4 p.). --
Passive object and the implicit paradigm : colonial museography in French West Africa / Philip L Ravenhill (3 p.). --
Archéologie et culture matérielle : cas de Madagascar / Jean-Aimé Rakotoarisoa (4 p.). --
Drink deep, or taste not : thoughts on the use of early European records in the study of African material culture / Adam Jones (3 p.). --
Artificial curiosities, material testimonies, works of art : changing western views of African material culture / Ezio Bassani (4 p.). --
African material culture information network / Janet L Stanley (2 p.).
Other Titles: Conference and workshop on African material culture
African material culture
Responsibility: organized by Mary Jo Arnoldi, Christraud M. Geary [and] Kris L. Hardin ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council.

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