Edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
This series, The Image of the Black in Western Art is the culmination of a research project originally instituted by the major art patron, Dominique de Menil. Her collaboration on this significant project with Harvard University Press and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research is unprecedented.
Volume III Part 2: From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition: Europe and the World Beyond
With a geographical concentration on South America, the Mediterranean, and Africa, the essays in this volume also explore the ways images of blacks were depicted in Europe and Africa with regard to the slave trade.
- 528 pages
- 223 color illustrations, 50 halftones
- 9.75 x 11 inches
- Published 2011