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Akan arts and aesthetics

Dennis M. Warren

Akan arts and aesthetics

elements of change in a Ghanaian indigenous knowledge system

by Dennis M. Warren

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Published by Technology and Social Change Program, Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Akan (African people) -- Industries.,
    • Art, Akan.,
    • Philosophy, Akan.,
    • Social change -- Ghana.,
    • Akan (African people) -- Ethnoscience.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby D. Michael Warren, editor, in collaboration with the Leiden Ethnosystems and Development Programme (LEAD).
      SeriesStudies in technology and social change,, no. 16, Studies in technology and social change series ;, no. 16.
      ContributionsAndrews, J. Kweku., Leiden Ethnosystems and Development Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.43.A53 W367 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 54 p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1649948M
      ISBN 100945271255
      LC Control Number91207934

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