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eText: 
ISBN-10 0131951785ISBN-13 9780131951785
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-093609-XISBN-13 978-0-13-093609-7
Author(s): Richard L.Kansas City Art Institute Anderson
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2004 Pages: 384
Description

For Anthropology of Art courses and courses in Aesthetics.

This book looks at the visual and performing arts of the world's societies, describing the varied ways in which people in other cultures think about their arts and examining the theoretical basis of art's role in human affairs. Anderson focuses on ten diverse societies, noting the similarities and differences found in these and other traditional aesthetic systems.

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