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Notebook containing notes on visits to Doula, Cameroon and Dahomey,, Feb.-Mar. 1972

MS. Eng. e. 3729
Held at the Weston Library

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Includes notes on nomad reading; meeting with a man who inspired Chatwin's story 'Until My Blood is Pure'; Fumbot; Baigom; flight from Douala to Contonou; Hounon Dagbo, chief fetisheur in Ouidah; on slaver Francisco Felix da Souza and the slave trade with Brazil; "Madam Martine" for short story 'Milk'; and drawings of tribal objects.


  • Creation: Feb.-Mar. 1972


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. e. 3729

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom