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    Africa

    SKU: cmc25480

    £16.99 Members' price *

    About

    The collections of the British Museum provide an exceptional resource for exploring both African antiquity and its contemporary arts and cultures. This book looks at the continent as a whole. It describes through a series of essays the history and arts of particular regions and the sources of the collections now in the Museum. Each section will be well-illustrated with a mix of archival and contemporary field photographs, and will also integrate illustrations of up to 50 important individual objects from this world-famous collection. The objects will have a commentary on their significance by leading figures in the field of African studies, many of them native to the areas from which the objects derive. The book brings to bear a mix of Western and African scholarship in an innovative collaboration to reassess one of the great African collections.

    Specification

    Product code: cmc25480
    Exhibition: Kingdom of Ife
    World culture: Africa
    Title: Africa
    Subtitle: Arts and Cultures
    Author: John Mack
    ISBN: 9780714125480
    Number of pages: 224
    Size: 246x189mm
    llustrations: 150 colour and 50 b/w
    Weight: 0.808kg
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