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Myth, Literature and the African World

By: Soyinka, Wole

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 2705

Condition: Very Good +


Wraps, 13.8 by 21.5 cm, xii 168 pp. Very good with only faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps – appears unread. From the publisher: “Wole Soyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of the foremost living African writers, here analyses the interconnecting worlds of myth, ritual and literature in Africa. The ways in which the African world perceives itself as a cultural entity, and the differences between its essential unity of experience and literar... View more info

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A Useful Dream: African Photography 1960-2010

By: Vanhaecke, Frank; Simon Njami, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brussels, Silvana Editoriale/BoZar Books: 2010

Seller ID: 1894

ISBN: 8836616593

Condition: New


Vanhaecke, Frank; Simon Njami, intro. A Useful Dream: African Photography 1960-2010. Brussels: Silvana Editoriale/BoZar Books, 2010. Wraps, 24 by 28.5 cm, 192 pp., illus. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. From the publisher: “Photography has proved a particularly essential art in the African continent's postcolonial era, both for recording the numerous seismic moments in its recent history, and for reclaiming the imagery of Africa from its colonial port... View more info

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African Masterpieces from the Musée de l’Homme

By: Vogel, Susan; Francine N’Diaye; Jean Guiart, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Center for African Art/Harry N. Abrams, Inc: 1985

Seller ID: 1167

Condition: Very Good


Vogel, Susan; Francine N’Diaye; Jean Guiart, intro. African Masterpieces from the Musée de l’Homme. New York: The Center for African Art/Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1985. Wraps, 23cm by 28cm, 168 pp. Very good with light edge wear, a small upper corner crease on the front cover, and corner creases on the first leaf. Large color and black and white photographs with descriptions in English at the back. (os) View more info

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The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art

By: Walker, Roslyn Adele

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas/New Haven, Dallas Museum of Art/Yale University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 1895

Condition: New


Walker, Roslyn Adele. The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas/New Haven: Dallas Museum of Art/Yale University Press, 2010. Hardcover with dust jacket, 23.8 by 31.2 cm, 304 pp., illus. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. This oversized volume may require additional postage if mailing overseas. From the publisher: “This beautifully illustrated book showcases 110 objects from the Dallas Museum of Art’s world-renowned African collection. In ... View more info