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The visual arts of Africa : gender, power, and life cycle rituals

Author: Judith Perani; Fred T Smith
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Useful for undergraduate and graduate level courses in African Art. Incorporating the research of African art scholars, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the important art traditions  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perani, Judith.
Visual arts of Africa.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1998
(OCoLC)605230100
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Perani; Fred T Smith
ISBN: 0134423283 9780134423289
OCLC Number: 36315799
Description: xi, 385 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Western and central Sudanic societies --
Western Sudanic village-based societies --
The western Guinea coast --
The Akan peoples of Ghana and the Ivory Coast --
Eastern Guinea coast : the Yoruba, Nupe, and Fon and their influence --
Benin and the lower Niger River basin --
Cameroon grassfields, Ogowe River basin, and the northern equatorial forest --
Leadership and prestige arts of the Zaire River basin --
Arts of divination, healing, and initiation in the Zaire River basin --
State societies of Northeastern Africa --
Eastern and Southern Africa.
Responsibility: Judith Perani ; Fred T. Smith.

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