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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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  • Preface [David Bindman, Suzanne Preston Blier, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [David Bindman]
  • I. Africa
    • 1. Images of Africans by and of Themselves: Historical and Comparative Factors [Suzanne Preston Blier]
    • 2. The Body in African Art [Kristina Van Dyke]
    • 3. Masquerade in Sub-Saharan Africa [John Picton]
    • 4. The Image of the Black in Early African Photography [Christraud M. Geary]
    • 5. The Image of the Black in Modern and Contemporary African Art [Steven Nelson]
  • II. Asia
    • 6. The Image of the Black in Islamic Art: The Case of Painting [Robert Hillenbrand]
    • 7. The Image of the Black in India [John McLeod and Kenneth X. Robbins]
    • 8. The Image of the Black in Chinese Art [Don J. Wyatt]
    • 9. The Image of the Black in Japanese Art: From the Beginnings to 1850 [Timon Screech]
    • 10. The Image of the Black in Japanese Art: Nineteenth Century to the Present Day [Alicia Volk]
  • Notes
  • Illustrations
  • Index