Heroic Africans : legendary leaders, iconic sculptures / Alisa LaGamma.
- Description: xi, 298 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.
- ISBN: 9781588394323 (hc: the metropolitan museum of art)
- ISBN: 1588394328 (hc: the metropolitan museum of art)
- ISBN: 9780300175844 (hc: yale university press)
- ISBN: 0300175841 (hc: yale university press)
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|Contents:||Visual poems in praise of an ever-present past: Ife terracottas -- Pageantry and ritual: the Akan -- Dancing figures and effigy thrones: Grassfield chiefdoms -- The golden age of Shyáám and beyond: the Kuba -- Of hunter princes and cherished maidens: the Chokwe and Luluwa -- Sublime chiefs and the persistence of memory: the Hemba.|
|Notes:||Issued in connection with an exhibition held Sept. 20, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and at the Rietberg Museum, Zürich, at later dates.|
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