African ceremonies / Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher.

Title: 
African ceremonies / Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher.
Author/Artist: 
Beckwith, Carol, 1945-
Publisher: 
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1999.
Description: 
2 v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 37 cm.
Other Authors: 
Fisher, Angela.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
131089
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Location: 
Stacks (Oversized)
Call Number: 
GN645.B4 1999z O
Notes: 
Issued in slipcase.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Purchase; Amazon; 2012; 1000123479; 1000123480
Beads are pictured throughout.
Contents: 
v. 1. African childhood ; Krobo coming of age (Ghana) ; Taneka initiation (Benin) ; Maasai circumcision (Kenya) ; Ndebele womanhood (South Africa) ; Bassari age passages (Senegal) ; Maasai warriorhood (Kenya, Tanzania) ; Surma courtship (Ethiopia) ; Wodaabe charm dances (Niger) ; Swazi reed dance (Swaziland) ; Berber brides (Morocco) ; Hassania veil dance (Morocco) ; Rashaida wedding (Eritrea) ; Swahili brides (Kenya) ; Tuareg marriage (Niger) ; Ndebele nuptials (South Africa) ; Zulu wedding (South Africa) ; Himba marriage (Namibia) ; Brides of Africa ; The Emir's court (Nigeria) ; Baganda coronation (Uganda) ; Ashanti royal gold (Ghana) --
v. 2. Dinka cattle camp (Sudan) ; Omo rituals (Ethiopia) ; Fulani cattle crossing (Mali) ; Bedik planting rites (Senegal) ; Ewe yam blessing (Ghana) ; Kassena harvest rituals (Ghana) ; Bobo bush masks (Burkina Faso) ; Fon spirit masks (Benin) ; Yoruba masquerade (Benin, Nigeria) ; Ndebele house painting (South Africa) ; Soothsayers and diviners (Ivory Coast, Kenya, Niger, Benin) ; Priests and priestesses (Togo, Ghana) ; Vodou (Togo, Ghana) ; Himba healing (Namibia) ; Tuareg Muslim festival (Niger) ; Surma burial rites (Ethiopia) ; Dogon Dama funeral (Mali) ; Senufo spirit masks (Ivory Coast) ; Egungun masquerade (Benin, Nigeria) ; Ga fantasy coffins (Ghana).
ISBN: 
0810942054
9780810942059