BookSince time immemorial, inhabitants of the Western Grasslands of Cameroon in west Africa have been evolving an educational system devoid of literacy. Teaching focused on traditional crafts, including weaving, stitching of traditional dress, carving, sculpture, pottery, smelting of materials and smithing. The skills the people learned served them well, as...
BookBoth the elaboration and the regional specialization of craft production have long been noted by observers of the kingdoms of the Cameroon Grassfields. The pottery production of the kingdoms of Bamessing and Babessi serve as case studies to outline a model which accounts for the aesthetic of the foreign which...
Knecht, Ueli ; Argenti, Nicolas