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Flash of the Spirit : African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy
by Robert Farris Thompson




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This landmark book shows how five African civilizations—Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River—have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil and other places in the New World.

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Overview

This landmark book shows how five African civilizations—Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River—have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil and other places in the New World.


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  • ISBN: 9780307874337
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Date: May 2010
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Random House, Inc.
 

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