Art in Small Scale Societies: Contemporary Readings: Reader

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This volume gives important insights into art as an aesthetically powerful artifact that plays a vital role in the social, intellectual and affective lives of the people who make and use it. Based on field studies of hunter-gatherer, horticultural and pastoral peoples, it provides an account of questions regarding art in its cultural context. This third edition includes many new illustrations and an updated guide to additional reading in each chapter.