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  1. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Hardback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9789088904479
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  2. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9789088904462
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  3. A'a

    A'a: a deity from Polynesia [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Author); Steven Hooper (Author); Maia Nuku (Author)

    $10.00

    ISBN: 9780714151151
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A’a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. Thirty dynamic figures stud his body, and the excellence of his craftsmanship suggest... .... Learn More
  4. Rice Bowls and Dinner Plates

    Rice Bowls and Dinner Plates: Ceramic artefacts from Chinese gold mining sites in southeast New South Wales, mid 19th to early 20th century [Paperback]

    Virginia Esposito (Author)

    $87.50

    ISBN: 9781407313160
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR International Series
    Volume: 2674
    This volume details the results of the first intra-site examination of Chinese gold miners’ camps in Australia and the compositional analyses of Chinese-made ceramic vessels found there. Ceramic collections from five southeastern New South Wales g... .... Learn More
  5. Out of Australia

    Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas [Hardback]

    Stephen Coppel (Author); Wally Caruana (Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780714126722
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The book will include a substantial essay outlining the major developments in Australian art since the 1940s, the reception of Australian art in Britain and the recent rise of Aboriginal printmaking. It will feature 127 works by 6... .... Learn More

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