The Resource African art and the colonial encounter : inventing a global commodity, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, (ebook)

African art and the colonial encounter : inventing a global commodity, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, (ebook)

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African art and the colonial encounter : inventing a global commodity
Title
African art and the colonial encounter
Title remainder
inventing a global commodity
Statement of responsibility
Sidney Littlefield Kasfir
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on the theme of warriorhood, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir weaves a complex history of how colonial influence forever changed artistic practice, objects, and their meaning. Looking at two widely diverse cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a bold statement about the links between colonialism, the Europeans' image of Africans, Africans' changing self representation, and the impact of global trade on cultural artifacts and the making of art. This intriguing history of the interaction between peoples, aesthetics, morals, artistic objects and practices, and the global trade in African art challenges current ideas about artistic production and representation
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Midwest
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Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield
Dewey number
305.896/33
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Samburu (African people)
  • Idoma (African people)
  • Art, African
  • Spears
  • Colonies in art
  • Exoticism in art
  • Art and globalization
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
African art and the colonial encounter : inventing a global commodity, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253022653
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11539365
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11539365
System control number
MWT11539365
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African art and the colonial encounter : inventing a global commodity, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253022653
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11539365
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11539365
System control number
MWT11539365
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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