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Earth Matters
Earth Matters
Written by Karen E. Milbourne, Contribution by Allan DeSouza, Clive van den Berg, Wangechi Mutu and George Osodi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933704
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Earth Matters
Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa
Written by Karen E. Milbourne
Contribution by Allan DeSouza, Clive van den Berg, Wangechi Mutu and George Osodi


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $50.00

Featuring more than 100 extraordinary works of art from 1800 to the present, Earth Matters reveals how African individuals and communities have visually mediated their most poignant relationships with the land—whether it be to earth as a sacred or medicinal material, as something uncovered by mining or claimed by burial, as a... Read more >
African Cosmos
African Cosmos
Written by Christine M. Kreamer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933438
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African Cosmos

Written by Christine M. Kreamer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $60.00

A groundbreaking scholarly publication, accompanying an exhibition organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts brings together exceptional works of art, dating from ancient times to the present, and essays by leading scholars and contemporary artists to consider African cultural astronomy: creativity and artistic practice... Read more >
African Textiles Today
African Textiles Today
Written by Chris Spring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343802
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African Textiles Today

Written by Chris Spring


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $45.00

African Textiles Today illustrates how African history is read, told, and recorded in cloth.
     All artifacts or works of art hold within them stories that range far beyond the time of their creation or the lifetime of their creator, and African textiles are patterned with these hidden histories. In Africa, cloth... Read more >
Flash of the Spirit
Flash of the Spirit
Written by Robert Farris Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874337
Our Price: $13.99
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Flash of the Spirit
African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy
Written by Robert Farris Thompson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $13.99

This book reveals how five distinct African civilizations have shaped the specific cultures of their New World descendants.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Tutankhamun
Tutankhamun
Written by Zahi Hawass, Photographed by Sandro Vannini
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202643
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Tutankhamun
The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs
Written by Zahi Hawass
Photographed by Sandro Vannini


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $40.00

Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the U.S. in 2008, bringing rare treasures never before seen outside Egypt. For the millions of fans wanting a keepsake and chronicle of this magnificent new exhibition, this book will delight. Created by world-renowned art historians under the guidance of Zahi Hawass—director of Egypt’s Supreme... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
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