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African Art & Architecture

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Handbooks

Africa.  Overview article in Grove Art Online.

Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Africa: an Encyclopedia for Students. John Middleton, ed.  African Studies Library DT3 .A249 2002 vols. 1-4.

African Ethnonyms: Index to Art-producing Peoples of Africa. Daniel P. Biebuyck.  Guide to African tribal names associated with works of art. African Studies Library GN645 .B53 1996.

Encyclopedia of Precolonial Africa: Archaeology, History, Languages, Cultures, and Environments. Joseph O. Vogel, ed.  African Studies Library DT2 .E53 1997.

Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World. Paul Oliver, ed. “Sub-Saharan Africa” in Vol. 3 Section VII, pp. 1969-2170. Bibliography: pp. 2311-2322. Mugar Library NA208 .E53 1997, vols. 1-3.

International Dictionary of Historic Places: Vol. 4 Middle East and Africa. Trudy Ring, ed.  Mugar Library CC135 .I585 1995.


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