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Title:
When the spider danced : notes from an African Village
Author:
Alland, Alexander, 1931-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1975.
Physical Description:
xii, 227 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1150 Lexile.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780385015936
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. viii
Chapter 1 Abidjanp. 1
Chapter 2 The Road Northp. 14
Chapter 3 Settling Inp. 21
Chapter 4 First Datap. 34
Chapter 5 Emerging Patterns History, Social Organization Agriculturep. 52
Chapter 6 Diassenpap. 73
Chapter 7 Beginning Againp. 86
Chapter 8 Religion and Ceremoniesp. 96
Chapter 9 My Carp. 111
Chapter 10 Folklorep. 121
Chapter 11 Christmas Eve And Christmas Dayp. 135
Chapter 12 Abron Medicinep. 140
Chapter 13 Becoming an Abronp. 151
Chapter 14 Leavingp. 174
Chapter 15 Final Returnp. 184
Chapter 16 Epiloguep. 212
Indexp. 223