Mande Potters and Leatherworkers: Art and Heritage in West Africa

Mande Potters and Leatherworkers: Art and Heritage in West Africa

by Barbara E. Frank

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ISBN-13: 9781560989509
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 08/17/2001
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Barbara E. Frank is an associate professor of art history at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is the coeditor of Status and Identity in West Africa: Nyamaka-law of Mande (1995).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. More Than Objects Chapter 2 2. The Place of Pots Chapter 3 3. Beyond the Fringe Chapter 4 4. The Technology of Mande Pottery Chapter 5 5. The Technology of Mande Leatherwork Chapter 6 6. Mande Potters: Numumosow Chapter 7 7. Mande Leatherworkers: Garankew and Jeliw Chapter 8 8. Artistry, Cultural Choices, and Heritage

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