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Seeing the Inside: Bark Painting in Western Arnhem Land

Luke Taylor, Author
Format
Book
Published
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Language
English
ISBN
0198273908, 9780198273905, 019823354X, 9780198233541
Series Statement
Oxford studies in social and cultural anthropology
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Development of the Market for Bark Paintings in Western Arnhem Land
  • Kunwinjku Social Organization and Land Ownership
  • Apprenticeship and the Social Identity of Artists
  • Themes and Paintings in Ceremonies
  • Formal Components of Bark Paintings
  • Iconic Representation
  • Transforming Figures
  • The Meaning of X-Ray Paintings
  • Metaphors and Socialization
  • Conclusion: Innovation and Social Reproduction
  • App. Glossary of Kunwinjku Words
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