qHandsomely illustrated with many color photographs, this book . . . offers a massive amount of data on the technologies, styles and designs, as well as the symbolic and ritual meanings, of women's tent and related architecture in (various African) culturesq.--WOMEN'S REVIEW OF BOOKS. 24 color, 66 baw photos. 148 line drawings.In a larger house an average person can stand upright over half the floor area. ... Both the front arch (utub-ti-bahai) and the back frame (utub-ti-beri) are made of two or four thick, pre-bent sticks (30-35 mm in ... The last part of the structure to be fixed would be the four or five bent sticks (ogoseyneey), each 15-20 mm thick, anbsp;...
|Title||:||AFRICAN NOMADIC ARCH|
|Publisher||:||Smithsonian Inst Press - 1995-07-17|