Tales of Ghosts

Tales of Ghosts

First Nations Art in British Columbia, 1922-61

Book - 2003
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The years between 1922 and 1961, often referred to as the "Dark Ages of Northwest Coast art," have largely been ignored by art historians, and dismissed as a period of artistic decline. Tales of Ghosts compellingly reclaims this era, arguing that it was instead a critical period during which the art played an important role in public discourses on the status of First Nations people in Canadian society. Those with an interest in First Nations and Canadian history and art history, anthropology, museology, and post-colonial studies will be delighted by the publication of this major contribution to their fields.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press : 2003
ISBN: 9780774809542
077480954X
Branch Call Number: 709.7 H312t
Characteristics: 214p illus

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