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The royal arts of Africa : the majesty of form, Suzanne Preston Blier

Label
The royal arts of Africa : the majesty of form
Title
The royal arts of Africa
Title remainder
the majesty of form
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne Preston Blier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
709/.67
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N7391.65
LC item number
.B58 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Perspectives
Label
The royal arts of Africa : the majesty of form, Suzanne Preston Blier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-265) and index
Contents
Introduction : paradoxes of rule -- The Benin kingdom : politics, religion, and natural order -- Yoruba and Dahomey : divine authority and the arts of royal history -- The Asante kingdom : the golden ages of Ghana -- Cameroon grasslands : royal art patronage in contexts of change -- Kongo and Kuba : the art of rulership display -- Conclusion : the continuing vitality of Africa's courtly arts
Control code
ocm37179986
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780810927056
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97025456
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
The royal arts of Africa : the majesty of form, Suzanne Preston Blier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-265) and index
Contents
Introduction : paradoxes of rule -- The Benin kingdom : politics, religion, and natural order -- Yoruba and Dahomey : divine authority and the arts of royal history -- The Asante kingdom : the golden ages of Ghana -- Cameroon grasslands : royal art patronage in contexts of change -- Kongo and Kuba : the art of rulership display -- Conclusion : the continuing vitality of Africa's courtly arts
Control code
ocm37179986
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780810927056
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97025456
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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