The Resource Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail ...]

Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail ...]

Label
Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry
Title
Black Africa
Title remainder
masks, sculpture, jewelry
Statement of responsibility
Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail ...]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 730/.0967
  • 730/.0966
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7398
LC item number
.M4913 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The glorious world of art
Label
Black Africa : masks, sculpture, jewelry, Laure Meyer ; [translation, Helen McPhail ...]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-221) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • CPL-MAIN
  • CPL-MAIN
  • CH-NOBLE
  • SH-MAIN
  • EL-MAIN
  • CH-MAIN
  • CH-MAIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terracotta, a survivor from the hidden past -- Bronze and ivory, proud possessions of great kings -- Art from the royal courts of Cameroon -- Masks and dances bringing myths to life -- Ancestral statues and representations of spirits -- Reliquaries to conciliate occult forces -- Large and small fetishes -- Warriors and hunters -- The dignity of Black womanhood -- Gold for decoration and ceremony -- The significance of beautiful objects -- Map of ethnic groups
Control code
ocm27243128
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9782879390321
Lccn
96216426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u614027
System control number
(OCoLC)27243128

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