Wonder Safaris

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Contents

Preface to the 2nd edition
9
WonderFull
11
Introduction
15
Narratives Travelogues
20
The Tea Songs of Senegal
21
Hanging with the Hadzabe
34
Slowboat on the Niger
44
The Slippery Coast
53
The Fine Prolific Cult of Mademoiselle Were Were Liking
141
The Great White Chief
147
Chez Mariette
155
Vanishing Africans
159
The Scissors of Abidjan
166
Alphadis Folly
172
Women who Marry Fetishes
176
Les Nonas Benz
183

Whisky Screaming
58
The Madness of Madagascar
69
Nomads Clapping
75
Emersons Empire
82
The Emperor and the Veils
86
The Mysteries of a Twinkling Star
105
Tonight the Elephants
129
Unstitching Lamine
136
A Language in Cloth
189
Unthreading History
193
Zanzibar Goes to the Movies
199
La Zone Francophone
203
Food for the Gods
210
Glossary
220
About the Author
222
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