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African material culture / edited by Mary Jo Arnoldi, Christraud M. Geary & Kris L. Hardin.

Other author/creatorArnoldi, Mary Jo.
Other author/creatorGeary, Christraud M.
Other author/creatorHardin, Kris L.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1996.
Descriptionxii, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series African systems of thought
African systems of thought. ^A233057
Contents Pt. 1. Technological style and the making of culture -- Magical iron technology in the Cameroon Grassfields -- When nomads settle -- Ceramics from the Upemba Depression -- Objects and people -- Pt. 2. Sticks, self, and society in Booran Oromo -- Material narratives and the negotiation of identities through objects in Malian theatre -- The consumption of an African modernity -- Household objects and the philosophy of Igbo social space -- Hoes and clothes in a Luo household -- Pt. 3. The passive object and the tribal paradigm -- Art, politics and the transformation of meaning -- Mami Wata shrines -- Zaïrian popular painting as commodity and as communication.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 95040501
ISBN0253330009 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0253210372 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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Joyner General Stacks GN645 .A364 1996 ✔ Available Place Hold

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