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  • ISBN: 9780253330437
  • ISBN10: 0253330432

Drawn from African Dwellings

by Jean-Paul Bourdier

  • List Price: $59.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 02/01/1997
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Description: This exquisitely illustrated study takes us into the traditionally built dwellings of African society. This "life-in-architecture" material culture reveals the socioeconomic and cosmological organization and the world views of these societies. Bourdier and Trinh connect structural patterns - setting, design, decoration, orientation - to factors such as kinship, gender, history, religion, poetry, and oral traditions. The authors focus on a variety of African peoples, including the Fulbe, Tokolor, Sereer, Joola, Soninke, Mandingo, Jaxanke, and Bassari. Through photographs, beautifully detailed drawings, and theoretical reflections, Bourdier and Trinh challenge the common perception that traditional dwellings are static artifacts.
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