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Ethnographic Collecting and African Agency in Early Colonial West Africa: A Study of Trans-Imperial Cultural Flows (Contextualizing Art Markets)
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ean: 9781501337925, isbn: 1501337920,

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The early collections from Africa in Liverpool's World Museum reflect the city's longstanding shipping and commercial links with Africa's Atlantic coast. A principal component of these collections is an assemblage of several thousand artefacts from w...


Fusions/Masquerades and Thought Style East of the Niger-Benue Confluence, West Africa (Saffron Afriscopes)
Fusions/Masquerades and Thought Style East of the Niger-Benue Confluence, West Africa (Saffron Afriscopes)
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ean: 9781872843605, isbn: 1872843603,

Fusions takes the masks of West Africa's Upper Benue River region out of the museums and private collections, where many accumulated in the twentieth century, and restores their cultural and social contexts. The book argues that Benue masquerades des...


Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora (African Expressive Cultures)
Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora (African Expressive Cultures)
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ean: 9780253351562, isbn: 0253351561,

Sacred Waters focuses on the arts, rituals, and religions associated with Mami Wata and other deities in Africa and its diasporas. Mami Wata, pidgin English for Mother Water, is a beautiful, seductive water spirit who brings wealth and good fortune t...


Ilê Aiyê in Brazil and the Reinvention of Africa (African Histories and Modernities)
Ilê Aiyê in Brazil and the Reinvention of Africa (African Histories and Modernities)
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mpn: biography, ean: 9781137578174, isbn: 1137578173,

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Ilê Aiyê's unifying identity politics through Afro-Carnival performance, is embedded in its dialectical relationship with the rest of Brazil as it takes ownership of its oppressed status by striving for racial equality and economic empowerment. Aga...


Émile Prisse d'Avennes: Egyptian Art XL
Émile Prisse d'Avennes: Egyptian Art XL
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mpn: 9783836516471, ean: 9783836516471, isbn: 3836516470,

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Symmetry and opulence: Exploring the Valley of the Kings   A lifelong devotee of ancient Egyptian and Oriental culture, the French author, artist, and scholar Achille-Constant-Théodore-Émile Prisse d’Avennes (1807–1879) is famed as one of ...


Orientalist Aesthetics: Art, Colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880-1930
Orientalist Aesthetics: Art, Colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880-1930
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ean: 9780520222175, isbn: 0520222172,

Lavishly illustrated with exotic images ranging from Renoir's forgotten Algerian oeuvre to the abstract vision of Matisse's Morocco and beyond, this book is the first history of Orientalist art during the period of high modernism. Roger Benjamin, dra...


A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set (Blackwell Companions to Art History)
A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set (Blackwell Companions to Art History)
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The two-volume Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of access and interpretation to Islamic art. The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit canonical topics, and ...


Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
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The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years just got easier to carry. GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: BACKPACK EDITION, BOOK C: NON-WESTERN ART TO 1300, 15e is part of a six-book set th...


10 Years, 100 Artists: Art in a Democratic South Africa
10 Years, 100 Artists: Art in a Democratic South Africa
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Ten Years, 100 Artists provides a multifaceted view of contemporary South African art in 2004 - 10 years after the country’s first democratic elections. A beautiful and substantial coffee-table book, it showcases the work of 100 top artists, rangin...


Kongo across the Waters
Kongo across the Waters
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ean: 9780813049458, isbn: 0813049458,

“A powerful statement through both word and image of how individuals of African descent have negotiated African cultural practices, whether through remembrance or rediscovery, as strategies for their physical and psychological health.”—Jean Bor...


Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of the Ituri Forest
Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of the Ituri Forest
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The Mbuti people, who live in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern Zaire, are one of the few remaining hunter-gatherer cultures in the world. Since 3500 BC they have been famed for their rich arts of music and dancing, but until recently the barkclot...


Oriental Rugs: Turkish (Oriental Rugs) (Vol 4)
Oriental Rugs: Turkish (Oriental Rugs) (Vol 4)
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sku: 83621, ean: 9781851490912, isbn: 1851490914,

A reprint of this volume, fourth in the Oriental Rugs series, serves as an introduction to the range of carpets and rugs from Turkey. The history of the region and the art of carpet weaving and knotting are explained and the various types and styles ...


Nefertiti S Sun Temple (2 Vols.): A New Cult Complex at Tell El-Amarna (Harvard Egyptological Studies)
Nefertiti S Sun Temple (2 Vols.): A New Cult Complex at Tell El-Amarna (Harvard Egyptological Studies)
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ean: 9789004325524, isbn: 9004325522,

Nefertiti's Sun Temple publishes stone relief fragments excavated from the site of Kom el-Nana at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, dating to approximately 1350 BCE. This is the first time relief fragments can be associated with a specific wall from a specific ...


Visual Constructs of Jerusalem (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages)
Visual Constructs of Jerusalem (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages)
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mpn: 9782503551043, ean: 9782503551043, isbn: 2503551041,

The special position of Jerusalem among the cities of the world stems from a long history shared by the three Abrahamic religions, and the belief that the city reflected a heavenly counterpart. Because of this unique combination, Jerusalem is general...


Damanhur: Temples of Humankind
Damanhur: Temples of Humankind
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ean: 9781556435775, isbn: 1556435770,

Nearly three decades ago, Italian spiritual leader Oberto Airaudi had a vision of sacred temples built inside a mountain near Turin. As artists, artisans, and builders excavated the equivalent of a five-story subterranean building, it remained a secr...


The Treasures of the Monastery of Saint Catherine (I Tesori del Monastero di Santa Caterina) (Journeys Through the World and Nature)
The Treasures of the Monastery of Saint Catherine (I Tesori del Monastero di Santa Caterina) (Journeys Through the World and Nature)
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ean: 9788854401426, isbn: 8854401420,

Dating back to 324 AD, when a community of monks requested a chapel to be built on the spot where they believed the Burning Bush had stood, the monastery of St. Catherine has remained an oasis of peace for centuries. Today, it is a place of internati...


Orientalists: Western Artists in Arabia, the Sahara, Persia and
Orientalists: Western Artists in Arabia, the Sahara, Persia and
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sku: 1359147, ean: 9780975978306, isbn: 0975978306,

From the Great Pyramids to the Taj Mahal, the Middle East and India have for centuries lured Westerners to travel and have inspired their architecture, literature, music and fashion. The Orientalists pursues the richest era of this fascination, the m...


Portraits and Caftans of the Ottoman Sultans (Classics)
Portraits and Caftans of the Ottoman Sultans (Classics)
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ean: 9781614281054, isbn: 161428105X,

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From the founding of the Ottoman dynasty by Osman Gazi to Süleyman the Magnificent’s legendary territorial conquests, the legacy of the 36 Ottoman sultans has undeniably left its mark throughout the course of history. Featuring exquisite portraits...


Visual Century: South African Art in Context 1907–2007
Visual Century: South African Art in Context 1907–2007
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ean: 9781868145478, isbn: 1868145476,

Given the need to construct a national archive, this work is a stellar example of what local productions (researching, writing, publishing) can mean as we tell our own stories, especially against the broader movement for a more inclusive, internation...


Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography
Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography
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mpn: 34 b/w illus. 90 colour illus. 3 maps, ean: 9780521851596, isbn: 0521851599,

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This is the first book to examine the late Byzantine peasantry through written, archaeological, ethnographic, and painted sources. Investigations of the infrastructure and setting of the medieval village guide the reader into the consideration of spe...



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