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Title Black womanhood : images, icons, and ideologies of the African body / edited by Barbara Thompson ; with essays by Ifi Amadiume ... [et al.].

Imprint Hanover, N.H. : Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College in association with University of Washington Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9424 BLA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    704.9 BLA    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    704.9 BLA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 374 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Issued in connection with an exhibition held Mar. 8-Sept. 7, 2008, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, and at later dates, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Iconic ideologies of womanhood : African cultural perspectives. The African female body in the cultural imagination / Barbara Thompson -- African women's body images in postcolonial discourse and resistance to neo-crusaders / Ifi Amadiume -- Les parisiens d'Afrique : Mangbetu women as works of art / Enid Schildkrout -- Plates -- Colonizing Black women : the Western imaginary. The Black female body, the postcard, and the archives / Christraud Geary -- The body of a myth : embodying the Black mammy figure in visual culture / Kimberly Wallace-Sanders -- Plates -- Meaning and identity : personal journeys into Black womanhood. Picturing the new Negro woman / Deborah Willis -- The women who posed : Maudelle Bass and Florence Allen -- Housing and homing the Black female body in France : Calixthe Beyala and the legacy of Sarah Baartman and Josephine Baker / Ayo AbiƩtou Coly -- Decolonizing Black bodies : personal journeys in the contemporary voice / Barbara Thompson -- Plates.
Subject Women, Black, in art -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Thompson, Barbara, 1960-
Amadiume, Ifi, 1947-
Hood Museum of Art.
Davis Museum and Cultural Center.
San Diego Museum of Art.
ISBN 9780295987705
9780295987712 (pbk.)
0295987715 (pbk.)
Standard No. 2774834

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