Africa Dances: A Book about West African Negroes

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AFRICA DANCES

A Book About
West African Negroes

by
GEOFFREY GORER

The Norton Library
W · W · NORTON & COMPANY · INC ·
NEW YORK

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Geoffrey Gorer i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents 11
  • Illustrations 12
  • Itinerary I Introductory 13
  • Book I Senegalese 27
  • I. Dakar 29
  • Iii. Religion 31
  • Iv. Wrestling 41
  • V. Food 48
  • Vi. Personal Histories 52
  • Vii. Dakar Nigger 54
  • Itinerary Ii The Horrible Journey 65
  • Book Ii The Desert - 'solitudinem Faciunt, Pacem Appellant.' 85
  • I. the Administration 87
  • Iii. Labour Service 92
  • Iv. Military Service 95
  • V. How to Empty a Human Reservoir 101
  • Itinerary Iii Mandate 109
  • Book Iii Fetish 135
  • Foreword 137
  • I. the Kingdom of Dahomey 139
  • Iii. Public Rites 154
  • Iv. the Fetishist Convents 162
  • V. Signs and Wonders 166
  • Vii. Missionaries 172
  • Viii. Strange Pilgrimage 177
  • Itinerary Iv English Interlude 181
  • Book Iv Africans Dance 211
  • Itinerary V Finale 229
  • Index 249
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