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The Exotic White Man: An Alien in Asian and African Art

Burland Cottie A

Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1969
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 140 pp, Introduction; Explorers of the Ocean; Of Ormuzd and Ind; Black Africa; The Impact of the Slave Trade; The Tools of the Artists; We Were Their Models; Conclusion; Select Bibliography with 12 colour and 78 b&w illustrations. Photographs by Werner Forman. First American Edition, 1969. "Ethnographer, C. A. Burland, and Czech photographer, who specializes in the arts and peoples of Aftica and the East, allows the white man to be seen in a fresh and revealing light that is often unexpected, even disturbing, always very relevant to the world of today. The difference in the reactions of the more sophisticated and cultured people of the East and the primitive dwellers of western Aftica and clearly brought out. The author also deals fully with the methods used by the craftsmen in their work." Price clipped. Only the slightest edgwear to dj with faintly foxed text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 003534

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Title: The Exotic White Man: An Alien in Asian and ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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