African Art and Leadership

African Art and Leadership

by Douglas Fraser
     
 

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A series of fourteen thought-provoking essays by art historians, anthropologists, and historians analyzes the complex interactions between art and leadership in sub-Saharan Africa. Amply and carefully illustrated throughout.

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A series of fourteen thought-provoking essays by art historians, anthropologists, and historians analyzes the complex interactions between art and leadership in sub-Saharan Africa. Amply and carefully illustrated throughout.

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"It is impossible in a review to do justice to a book like this. As well as being informative and perceptive the contributors are conscientious and cautious in their speculation."—West Africa

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ISBN-13:
9780299058241
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Herbert M. Cole, author of Icons: Ideals and Power in the Art of Africa, is emeritus professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Douglas Fraser is emeritus professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University.

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