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FROM MYTH TO CREATION: ART FROM AMAZONIAN ECUADOR. Second edition. Dorothea S. Whitten and Norman E. Whitten, Jr. University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 2016. Original edition published 1988 {Worldwide 52383}. 80 pp. with 115 ills. (76 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 2016-20074 ISBN 9780252081934 In English.
Publisher's description: Lavishly illustrated with over 100 photos, the second edition of From Myth to Creation offers a dramatic insider's view of the cognitive and symbolic worlds of indigenous potters and woodworkers in a region undergoing radical change. By placing Canelos Quichua art in social and cultural context, the text invites readers to better understand and appreciate the art, aesthetics, and the historical and contemporary consciousness of indigenous Americans. This new edition includes a new foreword and a new chapter.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native Middle/South America — Ecuador — Ceramics
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 174187
Paperbound $29.95    

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