Drawn from African Dwellings by Jean-Paul Bourdier; Trinh T. Minh-Ha (As told to)
This exquisitely illustrated study takes us into the traditionally built dwellings of African society. This "life-in-architecture" material culture reveals the socioeconomic and cosmological organization and the world views of these societies. Bourdier and Trinh connect structural patterns - setting, design, decoration, orientation - to factors such as kinship, gender, history, religion, poetry, and oral traditions.
Call Number: NA1598 .B68 1996
Publication Date: 1997-01-01