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Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas

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Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas - Thompson, Robert Farris
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Robert Farris Thompson, Professor of the History of African and African-American Art at Yale University, has been working on this study of African-Atlantic altars for twenty-five years. Face of the Gods is based on fieldwork in both Africa and the Americas - in Mali, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, Zaire, the Central African Republic, Angola, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, on the eastern part of the Atlantic, and in Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Suriname, the United States, Brazil, and Argentina, on the western. The book shows how the ...

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Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas 1993, Prestel Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9783791312811

Hardcover