[...] through Bernasek, we learn of Coon's difficulties in traveling to the Rif. [...] similar objects can be found in all of them, resulting in what Bernasek calls an artificial "'canon' of Tuareg art established by early-twentieth-century collectors" that privileges the noble classes and their nomadic warrior lifestyle (p. 52).
Artistry of the Everyday: Beauty and Craftsmanship in Berber Art Cynthia Becker The International Journal of African Historical Studies; 2010; 43, 1; Docstoc pg
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