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African art and leadership. Edited by Douglas Fraser and Herbert M. Cole.

; Cole, Herbert M., editor
Madison, University of Wisconsin Press [1972] .
ISBN 0299058204

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Other Authors Cole, Herbert M.,
Fraser, Douglas, 1929-1982,
Subjects Africa -- Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects.
Art -- Afrique occidentale.
Art et politique -- Afrique.
Art et religion -- Afrique.
Art primitif.
Art, West African.
Kings and rulers -- Religious aspects.
Rois et souverains dans l'art.
Description xvii, 332 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Fourteen papers, 6 of which were presented at a symposium entitled The aristocratic traditions in African art, held at Columbia University, May 1965.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary A scholarly analysis of the close relationships among the structure, function, and history of the sub-Saharan African arts.
Contents The Kindi aristocrats and their art among the Lega / Daniel Biebuyck -- Chokwe: political art in a plebian society / Daniel J. Crowley -- Ndop: royal statues among the Kuba / Jan Vansina -- Gon: a mask used in competition for leadership among the BaKwele / Leon Siroto -- Ibo art and authority / Herbert M. Cole -- Humorous masks and serious politics among Afikpo Ibo / Simon Ottenberg -- Royal sculpture in the Cameroons grasslands / Suzanne Rudy -- The symbols of Ashanti kingship / Douglas Fraser -- The diffusion of Ashanti political art / ReneĢ A. Bravmann -- Kwahu terracottas, oral traditions, and Ghanaian history / Roy Sieber -- Gold-plated objects of Baule notables / Hans Himmelheber -- Ife, the art of an ancient Nigerian aristocracy / Frank Willett -- The sign of the divine king: Yoruba bead-embroidered crowns with veil and bird decorations / Robert F. Thompson -- The fish-legged figure in Benin and Yoruba art / Douglas Fraser -- Art and leadership: an overview / Douglas Fraser and Herbert M. Cole.
Geographic Area Africa, West
Network Numbers (OCoLC)303670
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