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1 Rene' A. Bravmann - AFRICA ISLAM -

(Smithsonian Institution Press) - (1983) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (West African Islamic Develop. 

Through the avenues of trade and Holy wars, Islam had an effective impact on a significant portion o African thought, life, and art. This volume of informative essays,pictures and illustrations explores some of the social and historical dynamics as well as aesthetic responses of African to the appearance of Islam south of the Mediterranean littoral. In particular, Newly introduced objects, forms and techniques found a place in traditional Pre-Islamic cultures, at times replacing figurative art, at other times existing side-by-side or fusing old and new into synergetic forms that share aspects of both cultures. 
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