Royal Arts of Africa / Edition 1

Royal Arts of Africa / Edition 1

by Suzanne P. Blier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0134402073

ISBN-13: 9780134402079

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134402079
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Perspectives Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.39(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Paradoxes of Rule.
1. The Benin Kingdom: Politics, Religion and Natural Order.
2. Yoruba and Dahomey: Divine Authority and the Arts of Royal History.
3. The Asante Kingdom: The Golden Ages of Ghana.
4. Cameroon Grasslands: Royal Art Patronage in Contexts of Change.
5. Kongo and Kuba: The Art of Rulership Display.
Conclusion: The Continuing Vitality of Africa's Courtly Arts.

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