African Art: Its Background and Traditions

By: Wassing, René S.; Hans Hinz, photographer

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Hardcover with dust jacket, white cloth with gilt spine titles, 25.5 by 29.2 cm, xii 285 pp., illus. with color and black and white photographs. Very good with light yellowing on the edges of the textblock; the jacket is very good with faint edge wear. A classic, if somewhat dated presentation on African art including chapters on “The African and His Environment” (including Bushmen, Negritos or Pygmies, Negroes, Bantu, Hamitic peoples, and Nilo-Hamites and Nilotes), “Material Aspects of Art,” “Social Life: Social-Familiar Aspect,” “Social Life: Social-Political Aspect,” “Economics,” “Religion and the Supernatural,” “Intellectual Communication and Technology,” “Modern Developments,” and a bibliography, maps, and index.

Title: African Art: Its Background and Traditions

Author Name: Wassing, René S.; Hans Hinz, photographer

Categories: Africa,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: np, Leon Amiel Publisher: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3090