Flash of the Spirit
African and Afro-American Art and Philosophy
ISBN10: 0394723694 ISBN13: 9780394723693 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Aug 1 1984 Pages: 317 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This landmark book shows how five African civilizations--Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River--have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil and other places in the New World.