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African Art: Its Background and Traditions
by Wassing, Rene S
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New York: Konecky & Konecky Book. As New. Hardcover. Reprint. 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. xii, 285 pp, list of 24 color plates and 120 b&w illustrations, foreword, introduction, THE AFRICAN AND HIS ENVIRONMENT: Bushmen; Negritos or Pygmies; Negros, Bantu; Hamitic Peoples; Nilo-Hamites and Nilotes. MATERIAL ASPECTS OF ART: Art in Its Relationship to Culture. SOCIAL LIFE: SOCIAL POLITICAL ASPECT: Age-Groups, Secret Societies, Legal Power, Rank and State Procedures; Decentralized Political Power; Centralized Political Power. ECONOMICS. RELIGION AND THE SUPERNATURAL. INTELLECTUAL COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY: Play. MODERN DEVELOPMENTS. CATALOGUE. APPENDIX: acknowledgments, bibliography, Map I: African Tribes, Map II: African States, index. Text by Rene S. Wassing. Photographs by Hans Hinz. Translated by Diana Imber. Reprint n.d. [1990s?]. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine..
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- African Art: Its Background and Traditions
- Wassing, Rene S
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- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Konecky & Konecky
- Place of Publication
- New York
- This edition first published
- June 1999
- ART HISTORY AFRICAN ART SOCIAL ASPECTS CULTURAL TRADITIONS
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