Three Centuries of Woodlands Indian Art: A Collection of Essays

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Jonathan C. H. King, Christian F. Feest
ZKF Publishers, 2007 - Art - 200 pages
The art and objects of the Indians of the Eastern Woodlands, past and present, are given full attention in this lavishly illustrated volume. Leading scholars from Europe and North America discuss the cultural significance of Native art and objects as well as examine the composition and history of particularly distinctive museum collections. Subjects include traditional and contemporary Iroquois art, war clubs, captains' coats, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, and famous collections in Scotland and Germany as well as at the Musée d’Yverdon, the Manchester Museum, and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.

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Contents

H KING Introduction
1
CHRIstIAN F Feest Early Woodlands Material
16
Christian F Feest German Collections
44
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About the author (2007)

J. C. H. King is keeper at the Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the British Museum. His books include Imaging the Arctic, Provenance: Twelve Collectors of Ethnographic Art in England, 1760-1990, and Ralph T. Coe and the Collecting of American Indian Art.   Christian F. Feest is director of the Museum für Völkerkunde in Vienna. His books include The Culture of Native North Americans, Native Arts of North America, and Indians and Europe: An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays (Nebraska 1999).   Contributors include: George Bankes, Jack Campisi, Christian F. Feest, Dale Idiens, Simon Jones, Sylvia S. Kasprycki, J. C. H. King, Shepard Krech III, Scott Meachum, Trudy Nicks, Cath Oberholtzer, Laura Peers, David W. Penney, Ruth Phillips, Jolene Rickard, Doris I. Stambrau, R. S. Stephenson, and William C. Sturtevant.

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