Anthropology and African aesthetics

by Simon Ottenberg

Publisher: Ghana Universities Press in Accra

Written in English
Published: Pages: 22 Downloads: 560
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Places:

  • Africa, West.

Subjects:

  • Arts -- Africa, West.,
  • Arts, Black -- Africa, West.,
  • Arts and society -- Africa, West.,
  • Aesthetics, African.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 20-22.

Statementby Simon Ottenberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX589 .O88
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5478679M
ISBN 100876761759
LC Control Number73188458
OCLC/WorldCa2736332

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