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The traditional artist in African societies / Warren L. d'Azevedo, editor.

Contributor(s): D'Azevedo, Warren L | Traditional Artist in African Societies (Conference: 1965: Lake Tahoe)
Language: English Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 1973.Description: xxiv, 454p. : ill., map, photos ; 24cm.ISBN: 0253399017
Contents:
I. On African artists. Yoruba artistic criticism / Robert Farris Thompson; A Yoruba master carver : Duga of Meko / William Bascom; The musician in Akan society / J.H. Kwabena Nketia; The role of the carver in Anang society / John C. Messenger; A sociocultural view of Hausa musical activity / David W. Ames; enKyagu as artists in Marghi society / James H. Vaughan; The exposition and imposition of order: artistic expression in Fang culture / James Fernandez; Aesthetic value and professionalism in African art: three cases from the Katanga Chokwe / Daniel J. Crowley; The Bala musician / Alan P. Merriam; Sources of Gola artistry / Warren L. d'Azevedo. II Commentaries. On the sphere of social validity in African art: sociological reflections on ethnographic data / K. Peter Etzkorn; Art and the anthropological lens / George Mills; Conceptual problems relating to the comparative study of art / John Ladd; Approaches to non-western art / Roy Sieber.
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KY [AZE-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M21382
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Round Reading Room KY [AZE-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 3 Available M25503

First Midland Book edition, 1989; originally published 1973, Indiana University Press. - Contains new preface. - Papers first presented at a Conference on the Traditional Artist in African Society, Lake Tohoe Alumni Center of the University of California, May 28-30, 1965.

Bibliography.: p. 435-454.

I. On African artists. Yoruba artistic criticism / Robert Farris Thompson; A Yoruba master carver : Duga of Meko / William Bascom; The musician in Akan society / J.H. Kwabena Nketia; The role of the carver in Anang society / John C. Messenger; A sociocultural view of Hausa musical activity / David W. Ames; enKyagu as artists in Marghi society / James H. Vaughan; The exposition and imposition of order: artistic expression in Fang culture / James Fernandez; Aesthetic value and professionalism in African art: three cases from the Katanga Chokwe / Daniel J. Crowley; The Bala musician / Alan P. Merriam; Sources of Gola artistry / Warren L. d'Azevedo. II Commentaries. On the sphere of social validity in African art: sociological reflections on ethnographic data / K. Peter Etzkorn; Art and the anthropological lens / George Mills; Conceptual problems relating to the comparative study of art / John Ladd; Approaches to non-western art / Roy Sieber.

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