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Talking Drums of Africa
John F. Carrington [d.1986]

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Talking Drums of Africa
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The Carey Kingsgate Press
Christian Mission, Democratic Republic of Congo, Baptist Missionary Society
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John F. Carrington [d.1986], Talking Drums of Africa


  1. Introduction
  2. Central African Languages and Our Own
  3. The Drums
  4. How Messages are Sent ont he Talking Drum
  5. What's in a Name?
  6. Ourselves as Others See Us
  7. Births, Marriages and Deaths
  8. Sporting Events
  9. Potpourri
  10. Horns, Whistles and Guitars
  11. The Future of the Drum Languages of Africa
  • Appendix !: The Story of the Tortoise and the Jackal
  • Appendix II: Key to Signs and Symbols Used
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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