DISSANAYAKE, E: Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book)

Book Cover. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book)Dissanayake, Ellen. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book). University of Washington Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780295991962. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30622) $20.00

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Black/white illustrations throughout. Dissanayake argues that the arts are biologically evolved propensities of human nature: their fundamental features helped early humans adapt to their environment and reproduce themselves successfully over generations.

This book examines a joint evolutionary origin of art and intimacy in relation to what we commonly call love. 265p. Indices. Notes. References.

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ROUGHSEY, D: Art of Aboriginal Australia

Art of Aboriginal Australia, book coverRoughsey, Dick; Whitlam, E. G.; Devlin. Art of Aboriginal Australia. Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada, 1974. Unmarked text. Some rubbing on edge. Good. Paperback. (#29693)

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Catalog for an Australia Aboriginal exhibition that toured in Canada. Black/white and color images art and artifacts.

Includes sculpture, bark paintings, boomerangs, carved wooden log coffins, burial poles, watercolor paintings and more. Works from Arnhem Land, Central Australia, Western Deserts, Tiwi Island and other artists. Bibliography. 64p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

BENSON, CJ: Richness in Diversity: An English Language Book for Form 6

Richness in Diversity: An English Language Book for Form 6, book coverBenson, C. J. Richness in Diversity: An English Language Book for Form 6. Suva: C. J. Benson, 1977. Unmarked text. Sun line and soiling on cover. Postcard pasted on back cover. Acceptable. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#29068)

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Printed for Fiji educators to buttress the available literature on the subject of South Pacific culture. 6 black and white illustrations. Topics include birth customs, marriage, funeral rites, tourism, and more. 63p. Measures 6×8.25 inches.