By Sidney Littlefield Kasfir

Focusing at the subject matter of warriorhood, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir weaves a posh historical past of the way colonial effect endlessly replaced creative perform, gadgets, and their that means. taking a look at generally different cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a daring assertion concerning the hyperlinks among colonialism, the Europeans’ photo of Africans, Africans’ altering self illustration, and the influence of world exchange on cultural artifacts and the making of artwork. This fascinating historical past of the interplay among peoples, aesthetics, morals, creative gadgets and practices, and the worldwide exchange in African paintings demanding situations present principles approximately creative creation and representation.

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