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The Resource Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge, UK]

Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge, UK]

Label
Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry
Title
Black Africa
Title remainder
masks, sculpture, jewelry
Statement of responsibility
Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge, UK]
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 730/.0967
  • 730/.0966
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7398
LC item number
.M4913 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge, UK]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221)
Contents
Terracotta, a survivor from the hidden past -- Bronze and ivory, proud possessions of great kings -- Art from the Royal Courts of Cameroon -- Masks and dances bringing myths to life -- Ancestral statues and representations of spirits -- Reliquaries to conciliate occult forces -- Large and small fetishes -- Warriors and hunters -- The dignity of Black womanhood -- Gold for decoration and ceremony -- The significance of beautiful objects -- Map of ethnic groups
Control code
27243128
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9782879390352
Lccn
96216426
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)27243128
Label
Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge, UK]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221)
Contents
Terracotta, a survivor from the hidden past -- Bronze and ivory, proud possessions of great kings -- Art from the Royal Courts of Cameroon -- Masks and dances bringing myths to life -- Ancestral statues and representations of spirits -- Reliquaries to conciliate occult forces -- Large and small fetishes -- Warriors and hunters -- The dignity of Black womanhood -- Gold for decoration and ceremony -- The significance of beautiful objects -- Map of ethnic groups
Control code
27243128
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9782879390352
Lccn
96216426
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)27243128

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