African Painted Houses. Basotho Dwellings of Southern Africa.


The author a South African art historian,became intrigued with Basotho painted houses when,as a boy he would drive through the high veld with his family on their way to the sea.Later,as a student activist,he became an ardent foe of apartheid,and he grew more familiar with Basotho and other of the South African indigenous peoples.Facinated by the remarkable artistic invention of the Basotho women painters,he began a serious study of their art.This book is the results of his work.

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H/b in nice clean boards,also in v/g pictorial d/w,Size 10×11 pp 168,inc,index,fully illustrated throughout with many full colour plates,with supporting text,also with patterned p/d’s & e/p’s,page maps in prelims.Hinges strong.Binding firm.Internaly very clean and bright throughout. In all aspects a fine–fine as new copy.


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