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The Resource Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]

Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]

Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa
Title
Natural fashion
Title remainder
tribal decoration from Africa
Statement of responsibility
Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Over the course of numerous voyages to Africa's Omo Valley, Hans Silvester became fascinated by the beauty of the Surma, Mursi, Hamer and Kurma tribes, who share a taste for body painting and extravagant decorations borrowed from nature. This collection of photographs captures these accoutrements
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silvester, Hans
Dewey number
391.609630222
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
  • GN419.15
  • GN650.5.E8
LC item number
  • .S5614 2009
  • S5213 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilson, David H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Body painting
  • Body marking
  • Body art
  • Tribal tattoos
  • Suri (African people)
  • Murzu (African people)
  • Omo River Valley (Ethiopia and Kenya)
Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in French: Paris : Éditions de la Martinière, 2007
  • "First published in 2008 in hardcover ... Reprinted in 2009; first published in paperback in 2009"--P. [168]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1549466
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780500288054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (OCoLC)271772518
Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in French: Paris : Éditions de la Martinière, 2007
  • "First published in 2008 in hardcover ... Reprinted in 2009; first published in paperback in 2009"--P. [168]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1549466
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780500288054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (OCoLC)271772518

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