Hiver: 1966. Included are two illustrated papers dealing with Zaghawa (Chad) dances and dancers, and the serpent as a symbol in Dahomean art.
Dances and Rituals
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190 pages (17 papers), hundreds of photographs, a large number of which are of artifacts, ceremonies, and dancers (including ceremonies in Brazil and Cuba).
Prague: 1962. 132 pages, 86 b/w and 26 color photographs--all full-page--of dances and dancers. Cloth cover.
Paris: 1998. 208 pages, 184 color and b/w photographs--mainly of marionettes (puppets), masks, and dancers in sub-Saharan Africa, 1 map.
1945. 132 pages, 18 pages of photographs of African ceremonies and dances in Brazil.
Bloomington: 1982, 1990. xxi, 306 pages, 170 b/w and 14 color photographs. Cloth cover. Practiced by the Yoruba since the late 18th century, the Gelede masquarades are lavish artistic performances involving carved wooden headdresses, cloth costumes, and dances. A primary artistic expression of the Yoruba belief that women possess extraordinary...
London: 1935. 378 pages, 54 illustrations. Cloth cover.
London: 1949. 378 pages, 54 illustrations. Cloth cover.
Paris: 1952. 200 pages (some uncut), 35 drawings of masks and dancers, 11 pages of photographs of masks, 1 fold-out map.
Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Archives No. 4: 1961. ix, 171 pages, 16 large photographs of dancers, 1 map.
Fowler Museum: 1995. 200 pages, 66 color and 187 b/w photographs, 3 maps. Soft cover edition. An outgrowth of the authors' major effort to identify and name the Mende masks in the collection of UCLA's Fowler Museum, this volume reevaluates current literature on Sande masquerades in the context of current...
Paris: 1960. 327 pages of text (some uncut) plus 8 pages of photographs of the dances, rituals, and drawings of the Songhay of Niger.