The Resource Africa : the art of the Negro peoples, Elsy Leuzinger ; [translated by Ann E. Keep]

Africa : the art of the Negro peoples, Elsy Leuzinger ; [translated by Ann E. Keep]

Label
Africa : the art of the Negro peoples
Title
Africa
Title remainder
the art of the Negro peoples
Statement of responsibility
Elsy Leuzinger ; [translated by Ann E. Keep]
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leuzinger, Elsy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N7380
LC item number
.L363
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, Black
  • Art, Black
  • Africa
Label
Africa : the art of the Negro peoples, Elsy Leuzinger ; [translated by Ann E. Keep]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 228-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. General. The approach to Negro art -- Country and people: Topography ; Climate ; Races ; Prehistory and history ; Art and culture -- Religion: Conception of the cosmos ; The medicine-man ; Art and its function in religion: ancestor figures, fetishes, animal sculpture, masks, ritual implements -- Sociology. Secret societies and initiation ; 'Rites de passage' ; Division of labour ; The artist ; Art at the royal courts -- Material and technique. Wood ; Calabashes ; Bone and ivory ; Stone ; Clay modelling, pottery and wax ; Metal: iron, brass cast, silver, gold ; Leather ; Basket-work ; Weaving ; Dyeing technique ; Colours -- Form: Sculpture: content ; Form and expression ; Structure ; Primitive and 'primary' ; Naturalistic and abstract style ; Pole and round sculpture ; Animal figures ; Surface and patina ; Ornamented implements ; Painting and relief ; Clothing and ornamentation ; Architecture: bee-hive hut, cone-roofed house, gable-roofed house, tembe -- Part II. Style regions. Introduction to the Western Sudan and West Africa: Savannah ; Forest lands -- Western Sudan: Bambara ; Dogon ; Mossi and Bobo ; Senufo -- The western lands of the Atlantic Coast: Djola, Bidyugo, Baga ; Mende, Kissi, Toma ; Dan and Kran -- The eastern lands of the Atlantic Coast: Ivory Coast: Baule, Guro, Ebrie, Krinjabo ; Ghana ; Togo and Dahomey ; Early cultures of Nigeria: Nok, Ife, Benin, etc. ; Nigeria during the last century: Yoruba ; Forest tribes of south-eastern Nigeria: Ijo, Ibo, Ibibio, etc ; Ekoi group ; Northern Nigeria -- Cameroun and western equatorial forest region: Sao culture of the Chad region ; Adamawa and Central African Republic ; The Cameroun grasslands: Bamum, Tikar, Bamileke ; Forest lands of western Cameroun ; Duala ; Equatorial forest: Pangwe, Bakwele, Ogowe style, Bakota, Kuyu, Babembe, Bateke -- Congo region: Introduction ; Lower Congo: Bakongo ; South-western Congo: Bayaka, Basuku, Bambala, Bahuana, Bapende ; Central Congo: Bakuba, Bena Lulua, etc ; South-eastern Congo (eastern Kasai, Katanga and Manyema): Basonge, Bena Kanioka, Bajokwe, Baluba group (incl. Basikasingo, etc) ; Northern Congo: Balega, Bambole, Mangbetu, Azande, Bwaka, Mongala group, etc. -- East Africa: General survey ; South-eastern Sudan ; Interlacustrine area ; Kenya, Tanganyika and south-west Ethiopia ; Swahili coast ; Rovuma river area: Makonde group -- South-east Africa and Madagascar (Malagasy Republic): Zimbabwe ; Barotse ; Madagascar -- Future prospects -- Appendices: Maps ; Table of Cultures
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Lccn
60013819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color) 4 color maps (3 on 1 folded page)
System control number
(OCoLC)2709350
Label
Africa : the art of the Negro peoples, Elsy Leuzinger ; [translated by Ann E. Keep]
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 228-232
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. General. The approach to Negro art -- Country and people: Topography ; Climate ; Races ; Prehistory and history ; Art and culture -- Religion: Conception of the cosmos ; The medicine-man ; Art and its function in religion: ancestor figures, fetishes, animal sculpture, masks, ritual implements -- Sociology. Secret societies and initiation ; 'Rites de passage' ; Division of labour ; The artist ; Art at the royal courts -- Material and technique. Wood ; Calabashes ; Bone and ivory ; Stone ; Clay modelling, pottery and wax ; Metal: iron, brass cast, silver, gold ; Leather ; Basket-work ; Weaving ; Dyeing technique ; Colours -- Form: Sculpture: content ; Form and expression ; Structure ; Primitive and 'primary' ; Naturalistic and abstract style ; Pole and round sculpture ; Animal figures ; Surface and patina ; Ornamented implements ; Painting and relief ; Clothing and ornamentation ; Architecture: bee-hive hut, cone-roofed house, gable-roofed house, tembe -- Part II. Style regions. Introduction to the Western Sudan and West Africa: Savannah ; Forest lands -- Western Sudan: Bambara ; Dogon ; Mossi and Bobo ; Senufo -- The western lands of the Atlantic Coast: Djola, Bidyugo, Baga ; Mende, Kissi, Toma ; Dan and Kran -- The eastern lands of the Atlantic Coast: Ivory Coast: Baule, Guro, Ebrie, Krinjabo ; Ghana ; Togo and Dahomey ; Early cultures of Nigeria: Nok, Ife, Benin, etc. ; Nigeria during the last century: Yoruba ; Forest tribes of south-eastern Nigeria: Ijo, Ibo, Ibibio, etc ; Ekoi group ; Northern Nigeria -- Cameroun and western equatorial forest region: Sao culture of the Chad region ; Adamawa and Central African Republic ; The Cameroun grasslands: Bamum, Tikar, Bamileke ; Forest lands of western Cameroun ; Duala ; Equatorial forest: Pangwe, Bakwele, Ogowe style, Bakota, Kuyu, Babembe, Bateke -- Congo region: Introduction ; Lower Congo: Bakongo ; South-western Congo: Bayaka, Basuku, Bambala, Bahuana, Bapende ; Central Congo: Bakuba, Bena Lulua, etc ; South-eastern Congo (eastern Kasai, Katanga and Manyema): Basonge, Bena Kanioka, Bajokwe, Baluba group (incl. Basikasingo, etc) ; Northern Congo: Balega, Bambole, Mangbetu, Azande, Bwaka, Mongala group, etc. -- East Africa: General survey ; South-eastern Sudan ; Interlacustrine area ; Kenya, Tanganyika and south-west Ethiopia ; Swahili coast ; Rovuma river area: Makonde group -- South-east Africa and Madagascar (Malagasy Republic): Zimbabwe ; Barotse ; Madagascar -- Future prospects -- Appendices: Maps ; Table of Cultures
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Lccn
60013819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color) 4 color maps (3 on 1 folded page)
System control number
(OCoLC)2709350

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