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The Resource Elephant : the animal and its ivory in African culture, Doran H. Ross, editor

Elephant : the animal and its ivory in African culture, Doran H. Ross, editor

Label
Elephant : the animal and its ivory in African culture
Title
Elephant
Title remainder
the animal and its ivory in African culture
Statement of responsibility
Doran H. Ross, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
730/.096/07479494
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
NK5989
LC item number
.E44 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Elephant : the animal and its ivory in African culture, Doran H. Ross, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-413)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Imagining elephants : an overview / Doran H. Ross -- The African elephant and its environment / Jeheskel Shoshani -- Proboscideans, hominids, and prehistory / John A. Van Couvering -- The talking (gray) heads : elephant as metaphor in African myth and folklore / Donald J. Cosentino -- Sama ba : the elephant in Bamana art / Mary Jo Arnoldi and Kate Ezra -- Of pachyderms and power : ivory and the elephant in the art of central Côte d'Ivoire / Philip L. Ravenhill -- More than meets the eye : elephant memories among the Akan / Doran H. Ross -- The elephant and its ivory in Benin / Barbara Winston Blackmun -- Image and indeterminacy : elephants and ivory among the Yoruba / Henry John Drewal -- The Igbo : prestige ivory and elephant spirit power / Herbert M. Cole
  • Elephants, ivory, and chiefs : the elephant and the arts of the Cameroon grassfields / Christraud M. Geary -- Elephants, ivory, and art : Duala objects of persuasion / Rosalinde G. Wilcox -- The teeth of the Nyim : the elephant and ivory in Kuba art / David A. Binkley -- The stampeding of elephants : elephant imprints on Lega thought / Elisabeth Cameron -- Ivory from Zariba country to the land of Zinj / Sidney Littlefield Kasfir -- Under the gun : elephants in Ethiopian painting / Girma Fisseha -- The ivory trade in Africa : an historical overview / Edward A. Alpers -- The material culture of ivory outside Africa / David A. Shayt -- Epilogue : the future of elephants, real and imagined / Doran H. Ross
Control code
ocm27035844
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
xxi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780930741266
Isbn Type
(soft)
Lccn
92073840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27035844
Label
Elephant : the animal and its ivory in African culture, Doran H. Ross, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-413)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Imagining elephants : an overview / Doran H. Ross -- The African elephant and its environment / Jeheskel Shoshani -- Proboscideans, hominids, and prehistory / John A. Van Couvering -- The talking (gray) heads : elephant as metaphor in African myth and folklore / Donald J. Cosentino -- Sama ba : the elephant in Bamana art / Mary Jo Arnoldi and Kate Ezra -- Of pachyderms and power : ivory and the elephant in the art of central Côte d'Ivoire / Philip L. Ravenhill -- More than meets the eye : elephant memories among the Akan / Doran H. Ross -- The elephant and its ivory in Benin / Barbara Winston Blackmun -- Image and indeterminacy : elephants and ivory among the Yoruba / Henry John Drewal -- The Igbo : prestige ivory and elephant spirit power / Herbert M. Cole
  • Elephants, ivory, and chiefs : the elephant and the arts of the Cameroon grassfields / Christraud M. Geary -- Elephants, ivory, and art : Duala objects of persuasion / Rosalinde G. Wilcox -- The teeth of the Nyim : the elephant and ivory in Kuba art / David A. Binkley -- The stampeding of elephants : elephant imprints on Lega thought / Elisabeth Cameron -- Ivory from Zariba country to the land of Zinj / Sidney Littlefield Kasfir -- Under the gun : elephants in Ethiopian painting / Girma Fisseha -- The ivory trade in Africa : an historical overview / Edward A. Alpers -- The material culture of ivory outside Africa / David A. Shayt -- Epilogue : the future of elephants, real and imagined / Doran H. Ross
Control code
ocm27035844
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
xxi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780930741266
Isbn Type
(soft)
Lccn
92073840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27035844

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