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Oceanic art : with 186 illustrations

Author: Nicholas Thomas
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2018.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the significance of art for the people of the Pacific Islands, discussing the specific art forms and practices of each region; and includes nearly two hundred illustrations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Thomas
ISBN: 9780500204405 0500204403
OCLC Number: 1108036308
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom in 1995 by Thames & Hudson Ltd."--Verso.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (colour, black and white), maps, portraits (colour, black and white) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Revelations --
Ancestors and architecture --
The art of war --
The art of the body --
Mothers and male cults --
Barkcloth, exchange, sanctity --
Feathers, divinity, power --
Narrative art and tourism --
Decolonization and diaspora --
Globalization and contemporary art.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Nicholas Thomas.

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Explores the significance of art for the people of the Pacific Islands, discussing the specific art forms and practices of each region; and includes nearly two hundred illustrations.

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