Tribal Art Books

  • Brodzky, Anne Trueblood et al
    Stones, Bones and Skin: Ritual and Shamanic Art
    Toronto: The Society for Art Publications, 1977

    Rossel, Siebe and Arnold Wentholt, ed.
    Tribal Treasures in Dutch Private Collections
    AFdH Publishers and VVE
  • Schuster, Carl and Edmund Carpenter
    Patterns that Connect: Social Symbolism in Ancient and Tribal Art
    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996
  • Vandenbroeck, Paul
    Azetta: L'art des femmes berberes
    Amsterdam: Ludion Gand and Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, 2000

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African Art Books

  • Ezio Bassani
    Zagourski: Lost Africa
    Milan: Skira, 2001

    Berardi, Marianne
    Standing on Ceremony
    Cleveland: Western Reserve Historical Society, 2004

    Bourgeois, Arthur and Scott Rodolitz
    Remnants of Ritual: Selections from the Gelbard Collection of African Art
     New York: Ethnos, 2003
  • Chemeche, George
    Ibeji: The Cult of Yoruba Twins
    Editions 5 Continents, 2003
  • Ginzberg, Marc
    African Forms
    Milan: Skira, 2000

    Herreman, Frank
    Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa
    New York: Museum for African Art, 2003

    Katsouros, Floros
    The Peter Loebarth Lobi Collection
    Hanover: Ethnographika, 2007

    Klopper, Sandra, Anita Nettleton and Terence Pethica
    The Art of Southern Africa: The Terence Pethica Collection
    Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2007

    Kreamer, Christine Mullen, Bryna Freyer, and Andrea Nicolls
    African Vision: The Walt Disney - Tishman African Art Collection
    Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2007

    Mezas, Tyhierry and Celestin Kanimba-Misago
    A Look at Rwanda: Collections of the National Museum
    Paris: Editions Maisonneuve et Larose, 2003
  • Meurant, Georges
    Shoowa Design: African Textiles from the Kingdom of Kuba
    London: Thames and Hudson, 1986
  • Meurant, Georges and Robert Farris Thompson
    Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of the Ituri Forest
    London: Thames and Hudson, 1996
  • Nettleton, Anita
    African Dream Machines: Style, Identity and Meaning of African Headrests
    Johannesburg, Wits University Press, 2007
  • Petridis, Constantine
    Art and Power in Central Africa: Luba, Songye, Tshokwe, Luluwa
    Brussels, Fronds Mercator, 2008
  • Phillips, Tom ed.
    Africa: The Art of a Continent
    London; Munich: Royal Academy of Art and Prestel Verlag, 1995
  • Reswick, Irtraud
    Traditional Textiles of Tunisia and Related North African Weavings
    Los Angeles: Craft and Folk Art Museum, 1985
  • Ross, Doran and Frances Marzio
    Gold of the Akan from the Glassell Collection
    Houston: Merrell Publishers Ltd., 2003
  • Sieber, Roy
    African Furniture and Household Objects
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980
  • Sieber, Roy
    African Textiles and Decorative Arts
    New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1972
  • Schaedler, Karl-Ferdinand
    Weaving in Africa South of the Sahara
    Munich: Panterra Verlag, 1987
  • Schildkrout, Enid and Curtis Keim
    African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire
    New York: American Museum of Natural History and University of Washington Press, 1990
  • Skotnes, Pippa and Stefan Eisenhower
    Bushman Art (San Art)
    Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2002
  • Trowell, Margaret
    African Design
    London: Faber and Faber, 1960

    Wheelock, Thomas G. B. and Christopher Roy
    Land of the Flying Masks: Art and Culture in Burkina Faso
    Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2006

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Pre-Columbian Art Books

  • Braun, Barbara
    Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art
    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1993
  • Coe, Michael D.
    The Jaquar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico
    New York: The Museum of Primitive Art, 1965
  • Coe, Michael D. and Justin Kerr
    The Art of the Maya Scribe
    New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc. 1997 

    Cevallos, Ivan Cruz and Daniel Klein
    Ecuador. The Secret Art of Pre-Columbian Ecuador
    Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2007
  • Freidel, David, Linda Schele and Joy Parker
    Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path 
    New York: William Morrow, 1993
  • Gay, Robin & Carlo
    Chontal, Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero Mexico
    Geneva: Balsas, 2001

    Geiger, Gérard
    At the Heart of Pre-Columbian America
    Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2003
  • Miller, Mary et al
    Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya

    Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: Thames and Hudson, 2004

    Moraga, Vanessa Drake
    Animal Myth and Magic: Images from Pre-Columbian Textiles
    California: Ololo Press, Larkspur

    Pool, Christopher A.
    Olmec Archaeology and Early Mesoamerica
    New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
  • Schmidt, Peter, et al
    Maya
    New York: Rizzoli, 1998 

    Solis, Felipe
    The Aztec Empire
    New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2004

    Stuhr, Joanne, ed.
    Ritual Beauty: Art of the Ancient Americas
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009
  • Townsend, Richard, Ed
    Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of an Unknown Past
    The Art Institute of Chicago: Thames and Hudson, 1998
  • Von Winning, Haso
    Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America
    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968
  • Wilson, Samuel
    The Archaeology of the Caribbean
    New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007

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Oceanic Art Books

  • Bowden, Ross
    Creative Spirits: Bark Painting in the Washkuk Hills of North New Guinea
    Australia: Oceanic Art Pty Ltd, Melbourne
  • Meyer, Anthony JP
    Oceanic Art
    Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1995
  • Newton, Doulgas, et al
    Oceanic Art
    Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1997

    Smidt, Dirk
    Kamoro Art - Tradition and Innovation in a New Guinea Culture
    Leiden: KIT, 2003

    Waite, Deborah and Kevin Conru
    Solomon Islands Art
    Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2008

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Indonesian Art Books

  • Feldman, Jerome, ed.
    The Eloquent Dead: Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia
    Regents of the University of California, 1985

    Heppell, Michael
    Iban Art: Sexual Selection and Severed Heads
    Amsterdam/Leiden: KIT Publishers, 2005
  • Sellato, Bernard
    Hornbill and Dragon, Kalimantan, Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei
    Elf Aquitaine, 1989

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Textile Art Books

  • Coquet, Michele
    Textiles Africains

    Paris: Adam Biro, 1993
  • Gillow, John
    African Textiles
    Chronicle Books, 2003

    Heckman, Andrea M.
    Woven Stories: Andean Textiles and Rituals
    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003

    Korolnik-Andersch, Anetter and Marcel Korolnik
    The Color of Henna: Painted Textiles from Southern Morocco
    Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2002
  • Meurant, Georges
    Shoowa Design: African Textiles from the Kingdom of Kuba

    London: Thames and Hudson, 1986
  • Paternosto, César
    The Stone and the Thread: Andean Roots of Abstract Art

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996

    Reid, James W.
    Magic Feathers: Textile Art from Ancient Peru
    London: Textile Arts Publications, 2005
  • Reswick, Irtraud
    Traditional Textiles of Tunisia and Related North African Weavings
    Los Angeles: Craft and Fold Art Museum, 1985

    Rovine, Victoria L.
    Bogolan: Shaping Culture through Cloth in Contemporary Mali
    Indiana University Press, 2008
  • Schaedler, Karl-Ferdinand
    Weaving in Africa South of the Sahara
    Munich: Panterra Verlag, 1987
  • Sieber, Roy
    African Textiles and Decorative Arts
    New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1972
  • Taullard, Alfredo
    Tejidos y Ponchos Indigenas de Sud America
    Buenos Aires; Editorial Kraft, 1942

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Books on Ethnic and Tribal Jewelry

  • Alberini, Elena Schenone
    Libyan Jewelry: A Journey through Symbols
    Italy: Araldo de Luca
  • Butor, Michael
    Ethnic Jewelry: Africa, Asia, and the Pacific
    The Vendome Press, 1994
  • Borel, France
    The Splendor of Ethnic Jewelry
    Henry N. Abrams, Inc. 1994
  • Fisher, Angela
    Africa Adorned
    Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984
  • Leurquin, Anne
    A World of Necklaces: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America
    Skira Editore, 2003

    Neich, Roger and Fuli Pereira
    Pacific Jewelry
    University of Hawaii Press, 2004
  • van Cutsem, Anne
    A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America from the Ghysels Collection
    Skira Editore, 2002

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General Interest Books

  • Clottes, Jean and David Lewis-Williams
    The Shamans of Prehistory: Trance and Magic in the Painted Caves
    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998
  • Lippard, Lucy
    Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory
    New York: Pantheon Books, 1983
  • Paternosto, César
    The Stone and the Thread: Andean Roots of Abstract Art

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996

    Rainier, Chris
    Ancient Marks: The Sacred Origins of Tattoos and Body Markings
    California: Media 27, Santa Barbara

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