Help in Using this Reading List

How to Navigate

Use the menu on the left side of the screen to browse the reading list by clicking on the heading to display sub-headings for each category. Clicking on the sub-heading will take you to the list of citations.

Holdings Information

Call numbers for items held by the National Museum of African Art Branch of Smithsonian Institution Libraries are provided when available. Call numbers appear in the format: qDT1.D724 AFA. Additionally, the OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC) number is provided when possible (in the format: OCLC 32934457); this number may be used by libraries to locate additional copies of the work in other libraries.


All diacritics supported in the ISO-LATIN-I character set are included in this work. When characters not from the ISO-LATIN-I set are used, a bitmapped (image) of the word or character is linked to the word via a note.