The Resource Face of the gods : art and altars of Africa and the African Americas, Robert Farris Thompson

Face of the gods : art and altars of Africa and the African Americas, Robert Farris Thompson

Label
Face of the gods : art and altars of Africa and the African Americas
Title
Face of the gods
Title remainder
art and altars of Africa and the African Americas
Statement of responsibility
Robert Farris Thompson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thompson examines the altar traditions in cultures from the Atlantic coast region of Africa, South America, the Caribbean, and the United States
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Robert Farris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • NK1085.75
  • NX587
LC item number
  • .T48 1993
  • .T56 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnic art
  • Ethnic art
  • African American art
  • Altars
  • Altars
  • Altars
  • African American art
  • Altars
  • Ethnic art
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean Area
  • United States
  • Altaren
  • Negers
  • ARTE AFRICANA (EXPOSIÇÕES)
  • HISTÓRIA DA ÁFRICA
  • RELIGIÕES AFRO-BRASILEIRAS
  • Art primitif
  • Art primitif
  • Art noir américain
  • Autels
  • Autels
  • Autels
Label
Face of the gods : art and altars of Africa and the African Americas, Robert Farris Thompson
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title organized and presented by The Museum for African Art, New York"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / K. Kia Bunseki Fu-Kiau -- Preface / Susan Vogel -- Overture: The Concept "Altar" -- Tree, Stone, Blood, and Fire: Dawn of the Black Atlantic Altar -- A Chart for the Soul: The Kongo Atlantic Altar -- The Face of the Past: Staff Shrines and Flag Altars -- With the Assurance of Infinity: Yoruba Atlantic Altars -- Envoi: The Place of Belief and the Site of Transformation
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)737723922
  • (OCoLC)ocn737723922
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Face of the gods : art and altars of Africa and the African Americas, Robert Farris Thompson
Link
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title organized and presented by The Museum for African Art, New York"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / K. Kia Bunseki Fu-Kiau -- Preface / Susan Vogel -- Overture: The Concept "Altar" -- Tree, Stone, Blood, and Fire: Dawn of the Black Atlantic Altar -- A Chart for the Soul: The Kongo Atlantic Altar -- The Face of the Past: Staff Shrines and Flag Altars -- With the Assurance of Infinity: Yoruba Atlantic Altars -- Envoi: The Place of Belief and the Site of Transformation
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)737723922
  • (OCoLC)ocn737723922
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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