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Wax book coversThe ASCL Library recently added pictorial works to its collection showcasing two of Africa’s many colourful fashion and art forms. Two new French-language books, Wax & co: anthologie des tissus imprimés d'Afrique, by Anne Grosfilley, and Wax, by Anne-Marie Bouttiaux, focus on the history of popular West African textiles, which are often referred to as ‘Dutch wax’ (wax hollandais). Read the library highlight!

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