links main

new links

our picks
ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ
add a site

  books [14 sites] page 1 of 2 next > 
  sort by date:   by title: hide photos  
 Africa Access Review
Online database contains reviews and annotations of over 900 materials on Africa. These critiques and descriptions were written by university professors, librarians, and teachers most of whom have lived in Africa and have graduate degrees in African Studies. Compiled and edited by Brenda Randolph for the Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Books Collective
"African Books Collective, founded, owned and governed by African publishers, seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture."
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 CMG Books and Art
"We are specialists in books on the arts of Africa, Oceania and the indigenous peoples of the Americas."
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Fischbacher: Fine Art Books
"Specializing in Fine Art Books the bookshop was founded in 1872, and is situated in the beautiful Parisian Quarter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés." The site has also an English-language version.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 In Her Hands: Craftswomen Changing the World
"In Her Hands: Craftswomen Changing the World is a book of color photographs and intimate text about the courage and spirit of women -all poor, many illiterate- from around the world, who have taken charge of their lives by creating and selling traditional crafts." The crafts from Africa are the Ndebele beadmakers, Zulu basket weavers and Weya painters from Zimbabwe. This is the authors' web site with plenty of background information on their project, world crafts, and women artisans.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Indiana University Press: African Studies
African studies books published by the Indiana University Press.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Modern African Art: a basic reading list
Compiled by Janet Stanley, National Museum of African Art Library, Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The reading list gives extensive annotations of each entry, and is being updated continually.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Myrna Bloom, The East-West Room
This bookseller specializes in books on Oriental Rugs, but they have a page (which is linked to here) listing their books on Ethnographic Arts, which include several on African arts.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Red Sky Books
"Red Sky Books offers an eclectic selection of used and out-of-print books. Our speciality is 'interesting books' and our inventory is heavy in used folk and pop songbooks, African art, general art, art technique and magic books."
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Remnants of Ritual - Selections from the Gelbard Collection of African Art
The web site, which serves as an introduction to the book, contains an introductory essay - a conversation between the two authors - and over 100 beautiful images of artworks from the book with commentaries.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
  next > 
= editor's pick