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1950

  • "The Focus of Cuban Santeria."
    Southwestern Journal of Anthropology. 1950, 6(1):64-68.

    • Reprinted in:
      • Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean. Edited by M.M. Horowitz. New York, NY: The Natural History Press. 1971, pp. 522-527.

  • "Ponape: The Cycle of Empire."
    Scientific Monthly. 1950, 70(3):141-150.

  • "Ponape: The Tradition of Retaliation."
    Far Eastern Quarterly. 1950, 10(1):56-62.

  • Abstracts: Nos. 315, 316, 320, 322, 324, 326, 327, 359, 366 370, 437, 449.
    African Abstracts. 1950, 1(3):99-141, passim.

  • Abstracts: Nos. 487, 527, 540.
    African Abstracts. 1950, 1(4):155-168, passim.

  • (review) An African Aristocracy, by H. Kuper.
    American Anthropologist. 1950, 52(2):254-255.

  • (review) The Use of Indigenous Authorities in Tribal Administration, by H.E. Lambert; Marriage in Langa Native Location, by R. Levin; The Political Annals of a Tswana Tribe, by I. Schapera; The Morphology of Residential Associations as Found among the Khwakhwa of Basutoland, by V.G.J. Sheddick.
    American Anthropologist. 1950, 52(2):256-258.

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1951

  • with Berta M. Bascom.
    "Adivinanzas: una de las formas del folklore cubano."
    Revista de folklore
    (Bogota). 1951, 6:289-303.

  • "Yoruba Food."
    Africa. 1951, 21(1):41-53.

  • "Yoruba Cooking."
    Africa. 1951, 21(2):125-137.

  • "The Yoruba in Cuba."
    Nigeria (Lagos). 1951, 37:14-20.

  • "Social Status, Wealth and Individual Differences among the Yoruba."
    American Anthropologist. 1951, 53(4):490-505.

  • Abstracts: Nos. 4, 7, 12, 16, 59.
    African Abstracts. 1951, 2(1):2-17, passim.

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1952
  • "Two Forms of Afro-Cuban Divination"
    In: Acculturation in the Americas. Edited by Sol Tax.
    Proceedings and Selected Papers of the XXIXth International Congress of Americanists, Vol. I.
    Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1952, pp. 169-179.

  • "The Esusu: A Credit Institution of the Yoruba."
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 1952, 82(1):63-69.

  • (review) African Sculpture Speaks, by L. Segy.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1952, 111(37, Part 4):13.

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1953
  • Drums of the Yoruba of Nigeria.
    Ethnic Folkways Library, Album P441
    New York, NY: Folkways Records and Service Corp. pp. 7; 1 hour at 33 1/3 r.p.m.

  • "Folklore and Anthropology."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1953, 66(262):283-290.

  • "Yoruba Acculturation in Cuba."
    In: Les Afro-Americains, Memoires de l'Institut Francais d'Afrique Noire, No. 27. 1953, pp. 163-167.

  • with Paul Gebauer.
    Handbook of West African Art
    .
    Milwaukee Public Museum, Popular Science Handbook Series, No. 5. Edited by Robert E. Ritzenthaler.
    Milwaukee, WI: Bruce Publishing Co. 1953, pp. 83.
    Reprinted in 1964.

  • "African Culture and the Missionary."
    Civilizations. 1953, 3(4):491-504.

  • with Kimball Young, Melville J. Herskovits and Irwin A. Berg
    "Conference on Interdisciplinary Courses in the Social Sciences, November 3-4, 1951."
    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University. 1953, Mimeographed. pp. 22.

  • "Sixty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1953, 66(261):247-258.

  • (review) African Folktales and Sculpture, edited by P. Radin and J.J. Sweeney.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1953, 112(No. 4, Part 4):8.

    • Reprinted in:
      • Journal of American Folklore. 1953, 66(262):360-361.

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1954
  • "Four Functions of Folklore."
    Presidential address to the American Folklore Society.
    Journal of American Folklore. 1954, 67(266):333-349.

  • New Century Cyclopedia of Names (Consulting Editor, African Ethnology, 500 entries Abadaba-Zwangendaba; Clarence L. Barnhart, ed.).
    New York, NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts. 1954, 3 vols. pp. xxviii + 4342, passim.

  • "Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society."
    Journal of American Folklore Supplement. 1954, pp. 7-14.

  • (review) The Primitive City of Timbuctoo, by Horace Miner.
    Scientific Monthly. May 1954, 78(5):334-335.

  • (review) Before the African Storm, by J. Cookson.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1954, 113(No. 18, Part 4):9.

  • (review) Report on Africa, by O. Meeker.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1954, 113(No. 34, Part 4):3.

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1955

  • "Urbanization Among the Yoruba."
    American Journal of Sociology. March 1955, 60(5):446-454.

  • "Verbal Art."
    Presidential address to the American Folklore Society.
    Journal of American Folklore. 1955, 68(269):245-252.

  • (review) Return to Laughter, by E.S. Bowen.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1955, 114(No. 19, Part 4):4.

  • (review) Sorcerers' Village, by H. Davis.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1955, 114(No. 20, Part 4):4-5.
    • Reprinted in:
      • Natural History. 1955, 65(7):392.

  • (review) The Fon and His Hundred Wives, by R. Reyher; Women of the Grassfields, by P.M. Kaberry.
    American Anthropologist. 1955, 57(5):1071-1073.

  • (review) Primitive Art, by E.O. Christensen; Masks and Magic, by O. Riley.
    Chicago Sunday Tribune. 1955, 114(No. 50, Part 4):4.

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1956
  • "About West African Art."
    The Art League News. 1956, 3(6):4-7; 3(7):3-6.

  • "Some Problems of Land Tenure in Contemporary Africa: A Comment."
    In: Land Tenure, Proceedings of the International Conference on Land Tenure and Related Problems in World Agriculture Held at Madison, Wisconsin. Edited by K.H. Parsons, R.J. Penn, P.M. Raup.
    Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. 1956, pp. 239-242.

  • "Obstacles to Self Government."
    In: Africa and the Western World. Edited by T. Sellin.
    The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 306.
    1956, pp. 62-70.

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1957
  • "Obstacles to Self Government" Eastern Outlook (Enugu), Vol. 6. No. 38, p. 3; No. 39, pp. 3, 6; No. 40, p. 3; No. 41, pp. 3, 6.

  • "The Myth-Ritual Theory."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1957, 70(276):103-114.

  • Life of a Primitive People (Africa) (Educational Collaborator).
    Chicago, IL: Coronee Instructional Films. Pp. 2; 14 reels 16 mm. color (or black and white) sound film.

  • "Africa: Equatorial or Esquitorial."
    Esquire. 1957, 47(2):64-65.

  • "Modern African Figurines: Satirical or Just Stylistic?"
    Lore. 1957, 7(4):Cover, 118-126.

  • "Bantu," "Berbers," "Bushmen," "Pygmies"
    In: The Encyclopedia Americana.
    New York, NY: Americana Corporation. 1957, Vol. 3, pp. 216-217, 536-537; Vol. 5, p. 73; Vol. 23, p. 38.

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1958
  • with Edward M. Weyer, Jr.
    "Museum of Anthropology, Report to Chancellor Glenn T. Seaborg, For the year ending June 30, 1958."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1958, pp. 24.

  • "Rejoinder to Raglan and Bidney."
    Journal of America Folklore. 1958, 71(279):79-80.

  • "Rejoinder to Hyman."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1958, 71(280):155-156.

  • "Yoruba Urbanism: A Summary."
    Man. December 1958, 58:190-191.

  • "The Main Problems of Stability and Change in Tradition."
    African Music. 1958, 2(1):6-10.

  • Abstracts: Nos. 389, 391, 396, 413, 484, 488, 492, 493, 496, 498, 502, 505, 513, 516, 575, 584.
    African Abstracts, Vol. 9, No. 4. Pp. 147-191, passim.

  • (review) Tribal Map of Negro Africa, by C.B. Hunter.
    American Anthropologist. 1958, 60(2):389-390.

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1959
  • with M.J. Herskovits.
    "The Problem of Stability and Change in African Culture."
    In: Continuity and Change in African Cultures. Edited by W. Bascom and M.J. Herskovits.
    Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1959, pp. 1-14.

  • Co-editor with M.J. Herskovits.
    Continuity and Change in African Cultures
    .
    Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1959.
    Reprinted in 1962, 1970 by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL; University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada.

  • with Edward M. Weyer, Jr.
    "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Report to Chancellor Glenn T. Seaborg. For the year ending June 30, 1959."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1959, pp. 31.

  • "The Main Problems of Stability and Change in Tradition."
    International Folk Music Journal. 1959, 11:7-12.

  • "Les premiers fondements historiques de l'urbanisme yoruba."
    Presence Africaine, n.s. 1959, 23:22-40.

  • "Urbanism as a Traditional African Pattern."
    In: Urbanism in West Africa. Edited by K. Little.
    The Sociological Review. 1959, 7(1):29-43.

  • "La cult de l'ancien Oyo ou de Katunga."
    Presence Africaine, n.s. 1959, 24-25:299-304.

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1960
  • "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Report to Chancellor Glenn T. Seaborg, For the year ending June 30, 1960."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1960, pp. 32.

  • Indonesian Art.
    Berkeley, CA: Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology. 1960, pp. 2

  • Independent Nigeria: Portrait of an African State.
    Berkeley, CA: Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology. 1960, pp. 15.

  • "The Robert H. Lowe Museum of Anthropology."
    In: Dedication of Alfred L. Kroeber Hall.
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. Pp. 4-6.

  • "Lander's Routes through Yoruba Country."
    Nigerian Field. 1960, 25(1):12-22.

  • "Urbanization among the Yoruba."
    In: Cultures and Societies of Africa. Edited by S. and P. Ottenberg.
    New York, NY: Random House. 1960, pp. 255-267.

  • "Obstacles to African Self-Government."
    In: Man and Society. Edited by J.G. Manis and S.I. Clark.
    New York, NY: Macmillan. 1960, pp. 652-659.

  • "Yoruba Concepts of the Soul."
    In: Men and Cultures. Selected Papers of the Fifth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Edited by Anthony F.C. Wallace.
    Philadelphia, PN: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1960, pp. 401-410.

  • "Some Aspects of Yoruba Urbanism."
    Dittoed and circulated by the Committee on Urbanization, Social Science Research Council. 1960, pp. 12.

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1961
  • "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report For the year ending June 30, 1961."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1961, pp. 60.

  • Mongo in Havana. (Record notes, with Spanish translation by Berta M. Bascom) Fantasy 3311.
    San Francisco, CA: Fantasy Records, 1961.

  • "Odu Ifa: The Order of the Figures of Ifa."
    Bulletin de l'Institut Francais d'Afrique Noire. 1961, 23(3/4):676-682.

  • (review) Manioc in Africa, by W.O. Jones.
    American Anthropologist. 1961, 63(2):433-435.

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1962
  • with M.J. Herskovits.
    "Preface."
    In: Continuity and Change in African Cultures. Edited by W.R. Bascom and M.J. Herskovits. 2nd. ed.
    Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press; Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1962, pp. vii.

  • "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report for the year ending, June 30. 1962."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1962, pp. 52.

  • "Material Culture, Technology, and Ecological Adaptation in Africa."
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1962, 96(Article 2):581-589.

  • "Comments African Arts and Social Control."
    In: Arts, Human Behavior, and Africa. Edited by A.P. Merriam.

    • Reprinted in:
      • African Studies Bulletin. 1962, 5(2):22-25.

  • "Tribalism, Nationalism, and Pan-Africanism."
    In: American Foreign Policy Challenged. Edited by J.C. Charlesworth.

    • Reprinted in:
      • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 1962, 342:21-29.

  • "Same Aspects of Yoruba Urbanism."
    American Anthropologist. 1962, 64:699-709.

  • (review) Nigerian Folk Tales: As Told by Olawale Idewu and Omotayo Adu, edited by B.K. & W.S. Walker.
    American Anthropologist. 1962, 64:647-648.

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1963
  • "Robert R. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report for the year ending June 30, 1963."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1963, pp. 43.

  • "In Memoriam: Melville Jean Herskovits."
    Africa Today. 1963, 10(4):7-8.

  • "La culture africaine et la missionnaire."
    Images de Toumliline. 1963, pp. 7-21.

  • "The Urban African and his World."
    Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines. 1963, 4:163-185.

  • "Tribalism, Nationalism, and Pan-Africanism."
    Sociological Abstracts. 1963, 11:272.

  • "Some Aspects of Yoruba Urbanism."
    Sociological Abstracts. 1963, 11:519.

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1964

  • "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report for the year ending June 30, 1964."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1964, pp. 48.

  • "Folklore Research in Africa."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1964, 77(303):12-31.

  • "Melville Jean Herskovits (1895-1963)."
    American Sociological Review. 1964, 29:278-279.

  • "Kola Hospitality."
    Man. 1964, 64(192):155.

  • (review) Olodumare, by E.B. Idowu.
    Africa Report. 1964, 9(3):29-30.

  • (review) Nigerian Images, by W. Fagg.
    Africa Report. 1964, 9(11):33.

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1965

  • "Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report for the year June 30, 1965." Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1965, pp. 55.

  • "The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1965, 78(307):3-20.

  • "Stylistic Features of Proverbs, A Comment."
    Journal of American Folklore. 1965, 78(307):69.

  • "Folklore and Literature."
    In: The African World: A Survey of Social Research. Edited by R.A. Lystad.
    New York, NY: Frederick A. Praeger. 1965, pp. 469-490, 558-560.

  • "La Religion Africaine au Nouveau Monde."
    In: Les Religions Africaines Traditionelles.
    Paris: Editions du Seuil. 1965, pp. 119-137.

  • "Abron" Vol. 1, p. 47; "Ambo" Vol. 1, p. 719; "Bamileke" Vol. 3, pp. 71-72; "Bamum" Vol. 3, p. 72; "Fulani" (with D.J. Stenning) Vol. 9, pp. 993-994; "Khoisan" Vol. 13, p. 332; "Malinke" Vol. 14, p. 699; "Nsaw" Vol. 16, pp. 686-687; "Yoruba" Vol. 23, pp. 901-902.
    In: Encyclopedia Britannica.
    Chicago, IL: William Benton. 1965

  • "Yoruba."
    In: Encyclopedia Americana. 1965, 26:690.

  • "Some Aspects of Yoruba Urbanism."
    In: Africa: Social Problems of Change and Conflict. Edited by P.L. van den Berghe.
    San Francisco, CA: Chandler Publishing Co. 1965, pp. 369-380.

  • "Tribalism, Nationalism, and Pan-Africanism."
    In: Africa: Social Problems of Change and Conflict. Edited by P.L. van den Berghe.
    San Francisco, CA: Chandler Publishing Co. 1965, pp. 461-471.

  • "Folklore and Anthropology."
    In: The Study of Folklore. Edited by A. Dundes.
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1965, pp. 25-33.

  • "Four Functions of Folklore."
    In: The Study of Folklore. Edited by A. Dundes.
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1965, pp. 279-298.

  • (review) Warrior Herdsmen, by E.M. Thomas.
    Choice. 1965, 2(10):737.

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1966

  • Al Thaqafah al Afreeqiyyah. (Continuity and Change in African Cultures, with M.J. Herskovits). Translated by Abdul Malek Al-Nashef. Beirut: Al-Ta'awoniyyah Printing Press. Pp. 588.

  • "Robert B. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Annual Report for the year ending June 20, 1966."
    Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1956, pp. 54.

  • "The African Heritage and its Religious Manifestations." (extracts from "The Focus of Cuban Santeria")
    In: Background to Revolution. The Development of Modern Cuba. Edited by R.F. Smith. Borzoi Books on Latin America.
    New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 1966, pp. 112-116.

  • "The Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology."
    Current Anthropology. 1966, 7(3):368.

  • "Odu Ifa: The names of the Signs."
    Africa. 1966, 36:408-421.

  • "The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives."
    Actas y Memorias, XXXVI Congreso Internacional de Americanistas, Espana, 1964. 1966, 2:447-459.

  • "La aculturacion yoruba en Cuba."
    Publicaciones del Centro de Estudios Africanistas. (Havana). 1966, 4(1):Traducciones, pp. 1-7.

  • "African Folklore Studies at Berkeley."
    Proceedings of Conference on African Languages and Literatures.
    Mimeographed.
    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University. 1966, pp. 27-31.

  • (review) Wax and Gold: Tradition and Innovation in Ethiopian Culture, by. D.N. Levine.
    Choice. 1966, 3(2):168.

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1967

  • African Arts.
    Berkeley, CA: Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology. 1967, pp. vi - 90.

  • "Two Forms of Afro-Cuban Divination."
    In: Acculturation in the Americas. Edited by Sol Tax.
    Proceedings and Selected Papers of the XXIXth International Congress of Americanists.
    New York, NY: Cooper Square Publishers. 1967, pp. 169-179.

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1968

  • "Folklore."
    International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.
    New York, NY: Macmillan, The Free Press. 1968, 5:496-500.

  • "The Urban African and His World."
    In: Urbanism in World Perspective: A Reader. Edited by S.F. Fava.
    New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1968, pp. 81-93.

  • (review) The Zande Trickster, by E.E. Evans-Pritchard.
    American Anthropologist. 1968, 70:981-982.

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1969

  • Ifa Divination: Communication Between Gods and Men in West Africa.
    Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1969.

  • "Acculturation Among the Gullah Negroes."
    In: The Making of Black America, Vol. 1. Edited by A. Meier & E. Rudwick.
    New York, NY: Atheneum. 1969, pp. 34-41.

  • "Creativity and Style in African Art."
    In: Tradition and Creativity in Tribal Art. Edited by Daniel Biebuyck.
    Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 1969, pp. 98-119 (plus dust jacket, frontispiece, and plates 69-79).

  • "Introduction."
    In: The Art of Black Africa. Collection of Jay C. Leff.
    Pittsburgh, PN: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, 1969. 6 unnumbered pages.

  • "The Art of Black Africa."
    Carnegie Magazine. 1969, 43:293-298.

  • "The Yoruba of Southwestern Nigeria."
    In: Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. Edited by George and Louise Spinder.
    New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.

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