The Art of African Masks: Exploring Cultural Traditions

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Lerner Publications, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Art around the World introduces children to different cultures by examining the arts of each. Complete with full-color reproductions of the art, each book in this deeply researched collection discusses the cultural traditions behind the art, how the art was made, the geography and resources of the area, and the lifestyles of the people. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; individual Development and Identity; and Global Connections as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Masks
13
The Western Sudan
23
West Africa and the Guinea Coast
30
Central Africa
46
Bibliography
62
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