Senegal : Masquerades of Modernity – Power and Secrecy in Casamance

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Nov 242011

A book review of Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal.


Music from Niger has received little international attention unlike the music of its neighbours Mali and Nigeria. But there is a vibrant music scene in Niger.


This book gives a lot more background not only to the manuscripts and African Arabic literature, but also to the scholars and the region and the context.

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