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Ilê Aiyê in Brazil and the Reinvention of Africa (African Histories and Modernities)
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mpn: biography, ean: 9781137578174, isbn: 1137578173,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
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
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mpn: 9783836516471, ean: 9783836516471, isbn: 3836516470,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
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
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...
Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
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ean: 9781285838007, isbn: 1285838009,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
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
ean: 9781868729876, isbn: 1868729877,
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
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
ean: 9780500974308, isbn: 0500974306,
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)
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 ...
Damanhur: Temples of Humankind
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...
Orientalists: Western Artists in Arabia, the Sahara, Persia and
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)
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ean: 9781614281054, isbn: 161428105X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
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 19072007
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
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mpn: 34 b/w illus. 90 colour illus. 3 maps, ean: 9780521851596, isbn: 0521851599,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
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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