Arts of the Pacific Islands

D'Alleva, Anne (Book - 1998 )
Arts of the Pacific Islands

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The islands of the Pacific seem exotic to the Western imagination and their art and culture are comparatively little-known. D'Alleva visits Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia, and New Guinea, surveying both traditional and contemporary arts.
Authors: D'Alleva, Anne
Title: Arts of the Pacific islands
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, c1998
Characteristics: 176 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Anne D'Alleva
ISBN: 0810927225
Branch Call Number: 709.95 D146a 1998
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-170) and index
Subject Headings: Ethnic art Oceania
Topical Term: Ethnic art
LCCN: 97022414
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A short book that is a well written account of Oceanic art of past and present. Good color images and a useful chronology of the history of the clusters of islands that comprise Oceania.

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