THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK IN WESTERN ART
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The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition, Part 2: Europe and the World Beyond

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$106.00 • £84.95 • €95.50

ISBN 9780674052628

Publication Date: 11/14/2011

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  • Preface to The Image of the Black in Western Art [David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]
  • General Editor’s Introduction [David Bindman]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Blacks Outside Europe: Africa, South America, and the Mediterranean
    • 1. Portuguese Africa
    • 2. Venice and the Oriental Mode
    • 3. Weiditz and Costume Books
    • 4. Mapping Africa
    • 5. The Petits Voyages
    • 6. The Depiction of Africa
    • 7. The South American Scene
    • 8. The Mediterranean Scene
  • Part II. Black Africans in Europe
    • 9. The European Scene
    • 10. From the Old to the New Testament: Toward Salvation
    • 11. The Missionary Impulse
    • 12. Opulent and Exotic Africa
    • 13. The World of the Collector
  • Conclusion: The Anthropology of the African
  • Notes
  • Illustrations
  • Index

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