Reviewed by Bess Reed in African studies review (New Brunswick, NJ) 42 (3) December 1999, pages 184-185 (DT1.A1A26 AFA).
Reviewed by Carole Morris in Beads: journal of the Society of Bead Researchers (Ottawa) 10-11, 1998-1999, pages 67-68 (NK3650.B365 AFA).
Reviewed by Ruth Barnes in Bead Study Trust newsletter (Rowledge, Farnham, Surrey) no. 33, spring 1999, page 9 (NK3650.N497 AFA).
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