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Title Africans on stage : studies in ethnological show business / edited by Bernth Lindfors.

Published Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  305.800967 AFRI    AVAILABLE
Physical description p. cm.
Notes Includes index.
Contents 1. Display of the Body Hottentot / Z. S. Strother -- 2. Charles Dickens and the Zulus / Bernth Lindfors -- 3. Africa Meets the Great Farini / Shane Peacock -- 4. "Spectatorial Lust": The African Choir in England, 1891-1893 / Veit Erlmann -- 5. "Darkest Africa": African Shows at America's World's Fairs, 1893-1940 / Robert W. Rydell -- 6. A Revelation in Strange Humanity: Six Congo Pygmies in Britain, 1905-1907 / Jeffrey P. Green -- 7. Ota Benga and the Barnum Perplex / Harvey Blume -- 8. "Clicko": Franz Taaibosch, South African Bushman Entertainer in England, France, Cuba, and the United States, 1908-1940 / Neil Parsons -- 9. Bata Kindai Amgoza Ibn LoBagola and the Making of An African Savage's Own Story / David Killingray and Willie Henderson -- 10. "Bain's Bushmen": Scenes at the Empire Exhibition, 1936 / Robert J. Gordon.
Other author Lindfors, Bernth.
Subject Ethnology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Exhibitions.
Blacks -- Africa -- Exhibitions.
Blacks -- Europe -- Public opinion.
Blacks -- United States -- Public opinion.
Curiosities and wonders -- Africa -- Exhibitions.
Performing arts -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Performing arts -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Public opinion -- Europe.
Public opinion -- United States.
ISBN 0253334683 (alk. paper)
0253212456 (pbk. : alk. paper)