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The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art

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ISBN 9780674504394

Publication: February 2017

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456 pages

263 color illustrations

Belknap Press

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Examines the way the black man and woman have been portrayed outside of the West, beginning with ancient Egypt—positioned properly as part of African history—and moving through modern photography from Mali. It examines the representation of Africans outside the continent, in Indian miniatures and Japanese prints, showing a very different depiction of race outside the stereotypes of the Western gaze.—Miss Rosen, Crave