A History of Art in Africa / Edition 2

A History of Art in Africa / Edition 2

by Monica B. Visona, Robin Poynor, Herbert M. Cole, Preston Biler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136128726

ISBN-13: 9780136128724

Pub. Date: 07/29/2007

Publisher: Pearson

A History of Art in Africa, Second Edition, is the only comprehensive art historical survey of the African continent to incorporate discussions of contemporary art and artists. It is both a reliable resource for art historians and an accessible introduction to the vibrant arts of Africa.

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A History of Art in Africa, Second Edition, is the only comprehensive art historical survey of the African continent to incorporate discussions of contemporary art and artists. It is both a reliable resource for art historians and an accessible introduction to the vibrant arts of Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136128724
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/29/2007
Series:
MySearchLab Series for History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
324,701
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface

Africa, Art, and History: An Introduction 14

PART I. From the Nile to the Niger

1. The Sahara and the Maghreb

2. Lands of the Nile: Egypt, Nubia, and Ethiopia

3. The Central Sudan

4. Mande Worlds and the Upper Niger

5. The Western Sudan

PART II. Western Africa

6. West Atlantic Forests

7. Akan Worlds

8. The Yoruba and the Fon

9. The Lower Niger

PART III. Central Africa

10. Cross River, Cameroon Grasslands, and Gabon

11. The Western Congo Basin

12. The Eastern Congo Basin

PART IV. Eastern and Southern Africa

13. Eastern Africa

14. Southern Africa

P ART V. The Diaspora

15. African Artists Abroad

16. Art of the African Diaspora

Glossary

Annotated Bibliography

Picture credits

Index

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