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Beauty in Context - Towards an Anthropological Approach to Aesthetics

Beauty in Context - Towards an Anthropological Approach to Aesthetics

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Beauty in Context - Towards an Anthropological Approach to Aesthetics Hardcover - 1996

by Van Damme, Wilfried

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Leiden: E. J. Brill. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 9004106081 . No signatures. Some bruising to lower corner of front board. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; xv, [1], 400 pages. Blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 238 x 154mm. "This is the first study to survey the field of the anthropology of aesthetics, which during the last few decades has emerged on the crossroads between anthropology and non-Western art scholarship." - from dust-jacket blurb. Series: Philosophy of History and Culture. .
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Details

  • Title Beauty in Context - Towards an Anthropological Approach to Aesthetics
  • Author Van Damme, Wilfried
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Condition Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
  • Pages 400
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher E. J. Brill, Leiden
  • Date 1996
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Bibliography, Dust Cover, Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 22186
  • ISBN 9789004106086 / 9004106081
  • Weight 1.97 lbs (0.89 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.7 x 6.38 x 1.22 in (24.64 x 16.21 x 3.10 cm)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 96005518
  • Dewey Decimal Code 111.85

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About the author

Wilfried van Damme, Ph.D. (1993), University of Ghent, specializes in the anthropology of art and easthetics. Previous publications include A Comparative Analysis concerning Beauty and Ugliness in Sub-Saharan Africa (Ghent, 1987). He is presently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Ghent.