The art of African masks : exploring cultural traditions
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- ISBN: 9780822520788
- ISBN: 0822520788
64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Company, 1999.
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Introduction to masks -- Masks of Africa: Function of the African mask -- How masks were made -- Types of masks -- Regions of mask-making cultures: Western Sudan: Bamana, Bwa, Senufo -- West African and the Guinea coast: Dan, We, Guro, Benin, Yoruba, Bamum -- Central Africa: Bakwele, Teke, Pende, Kuba, Lega, Chokwe, Songhay, Luba -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
|Summary, etc.:||Describes how different types of masks are made and used in Africa and how they reflect the culture of their ethnic groups.|
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