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A World of Faces: Masks of the Northwest Coast Indians

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An exploration of the meaning behind the treasured masks created by artisans for ritual purposes, or simply for enjoyment. The author presents a photo gallery of outstanding examples.

Synopsis:

This book is devoted to a thorough explication of the techniques of Northwest Coast Indian mask-making, and the role of the artist and masks in the society. This is a black-and-white edition.

Synopsis:

An exploration of the meaning behind the masks created by artisans for ritual purposes, or simply for enjoyment.

About the Author

Edward Malin is an anthropologist whose professional life has been dedicated to the study of Northwest Coast Indians. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in cultural anthropology and East Asian studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Before retiring from the Japanese studies program at the University of Portland, he served as chairman of the humanities department at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon; chairman and associate professor in social sciences at Marylhurst College; teacher of folklore and cultural anthropology at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon; and a consultant with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts & Crafts Board. Malin has also been a lecturer for the Seattle Art Museum and the Ethnic Arts Council. He resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780917304057
Author:
Malin, Edward
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Location:
Portland, Or. :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Anthropology - Physical
Subject:
Sculpture
Subject:
Indian masks
Subject:
Northwest Coast of North America
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
Indian masks - Nort
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
1002
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
254 x 177.8 mm

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