FRENCH PRIMITIVISM AND THE ENDS OF EMPIRE, 1945-1975. Daniel J. Sherman.

FRENCH PRIMITIVISM AND THE ENDS OF EMPIRE, 1945-1975

Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. "In a series of chapters that consider significant aspects of French culture - including the creation of new museums of French folklore and of African and Oceanic arts and the development of tourism against the backdrop of nuclear testing in French Polynesia - Daniel J. Sherman shows how primitivism, a collective fantasy born of the colonial encounter, proved adaptable to a postcolonial, inward-looking age of mass consumption." Octavo: 284 p. with numerous textual illustrations. Original black cloth binding, with silver titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #73156
ISBN: 9780226752693

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