African Folklore: An Encyclopedia

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Philip Peek, Kwesi Yankah
Taylor & Francis, Dec 12, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 748 pages
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Written by an international team of experts, this is the first work of its kind to offer comprehensive coverage of folklore throughout the African continent. Over 350 entries provide in-depth examinations of individual African countries, ethnic groups, religious practices, artistic genres and numerous other concepts related to folklore.
Featuring original field photographs, a comprehensive index, and thorough cross-references, African Folklore: An Encyclopedia is an indispensable resource for any library's folklore or African studies collection.

Key Features :

* Over 300 cross-referenced entries written by more than 150 scholars, including over 60 international contributors
* Seven regional surveys including maps locating major ethnic groups
* Introduction and commentary on every African nation
* Numerous entries on the African Diaspora, with special emphasis on African-American arts and religion
* Original field photographs
* A detailed filmography of documentary films on Africa
* A catalog of the complete African holdings of the Archives of Traditional Music at Indiana University
* Includes a survey of African folklore collections and African Studies Libraries in the USA and Africa, as well as a list of folklore PhDs at U.S. universities

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