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Africans on stage : studies in ethnological show business

Author: Bernth Lindfors
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How ethnological show business shaped European and American perceptions of Africa and Africans.

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Africans on stage.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607336291
Online version:
Africans on stage.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)609310901
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernth Lindfors
ISBN: 0253334683 9780253334688 0253212456 9780253212450 0864863977 9780864863973
OCLC Number: 40331253
Description: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Display of the body Hottentot / Z.S. Strother --
Charles Dickens and the Zulus / Bernth Lindfors --
Africa meets the great Farini / Shane Peacock --
"Spectatorial Lust": the African choir in England, 1891-1893 / Veit Erlmann --
"Darkest Africa": African shows at America's world's fairs, 1893-1940 / Robert W. Rydell --
A revelation in strange humanity: six Congo Pygmies in Britain, 1905-1907 / Jeffrey P. Green --
Ota Benga and the Barnum perplex / Harvey Blume --
"Clicko": Franz Taaibosch, South African bushman entertainer in England, France, Cuba, and the United States, 1908-1940 / Neil Parsons --
Bata Kindai Amgoza Ibn LoBagola and the making of An African savage's own story / David Killingray and Willie Henderson --
"Bain's bushmen": scenes at the Empire Exhibition, 1936 / Robert J. Gordon.
Responsibility: edited by Bernth Lindfors.
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