African Art & Leadership
Douglas Fraser, Herbert M. Cole
University of Wisconsin Press, 1972 - Africa - 332 pages
A scholarly analysis of the close relationships among the structure, function, and history of the sub-Saharan African arts.
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Afikpo African art Akan ancestors ancient Angola animals areas Arhin art forms art objects artists Asantehene Ashanti Confederacy Ashanti regalia associated authority Awka BaKwele Bamileke Banda Baule beaded crowns beete bird Bradbury bwami Cameroons carved central century ceremonial chapter chiefs Chokwe Congo court cult culture dance decorated depicted divination elders emblems European example Fagg fish-legged figure fly whisks fly-whisk handle frontal faces function Ghana gold gold-plated Golden Stool gon mask grades Grasslands heads Himmelheber Ijebu important ivory statues Kabronno kindi king kingship Kuba Kumasi Kwahu leaders leadership Lega lineage Lunda Mgono motif mukanda Museum Nafana ndop Nigeria Oduduwa Ogboni Omabe ornaments Osei Osei Bonsu Photograph plays political priest represent rites ritual roles royal ruler sculpture secret societies shrine skits social spirit staff structure style swords symbols terracotta tion traditional village Willett wooden Yoruba