West AfricaBook - 2006
Through a detailed and holistic regional study of West Africa's ethnic groups, cultures, languages, religions, music, dance, art, crafts, and architecture, ""West Africa"" provides students with a comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date review of this region. This volume contains a regional introduction followed by a series of A-to-Z articles on specific ethnic groups, material cultures, performing arts and literature, and religious, social, and cultural topics. This volume also includes an index specific to this subject area. Topics included are: African-language literature; Dogon; Festival and ceremony; Fulani; Igbo; Leatherwork; Masks and masquerades; Mossi; Sculpture; and Yoruba.
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2006
Branch Call Number: j916.6 WES
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm