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African nomadic architecture

Labelle Prussin

African nomadic architecture

space, place, and gender

by Labelle Prussin

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, National Museum of African Art in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Northeast.
    • Subjects:
    • Tents -- Africa, Northeast,
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Africa, Northeast,
    • Vernacular architecture -- Africa, Northeast

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.

      StatementLabelle Prussin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7461.A1 P78 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 245 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1116982M
      LC Control Number94043109

      chitecture in Northern Ghana, Hatumere: Islamic Design in West Africa, and African Nomadic Architecture: Space, Place and Gender. PHILIP RAVENHILL directed the West African Museums Project from to Since April he has been Chief Curator of the Na­ tional Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution, Washing­ ton, by:


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