Discusses the history of various costumes worn in Africa.
Discusses the history of various costumes worn in Africa. Knowing what people wore and why can give us a fascinating insight into a nation?s ideas, traditions, and beliefs. Geography, war, religion, and social attitudes all have an effect on clothing and ornamentation. Symbols of Their Period is a beautifully illustrated 13-volume series that explores this relationship-across continents and cultures and throughout human history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.
North Africa -- The horn of Africa -- East Africa -- West and Central Africa -- South Africa.