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Artfulness of Death in Africa
ISBN: HB: 9781789141238, Reaktion Books, November 2019
288 pp., 24.6x18.9 cm, 89 illus., 50 in colour
If weddings are the most lavish events in most parts of the world, in Sub-Saharan Africa, by contrast, it is funerals. Funeral celebrations can be flamboyant occasions, particularly those honouring prominent people. Artworks of many kinds are created...
Sea A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781780231846, Reaktion Books, August 2013
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea", wrote Joseph Conrad. And there is certainly nothing more integral to the development of the modern world. In "The Sea: A Cultural History", John Mack considers those...