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dc.contributor.author Parsons, N.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-10T10:24:27Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-10T10:24:27Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation Parsons, N. (2002) One body playing many parts-Ie Betjouana, el Negro, and il Bosquimano, Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies Vol.16, No.1, pp. 19-29 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0256-2316
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/507
dc.description.abstract This article talks about how the body of El Negro was stolen from southern Africa and how it was kept as an exhibit in a museum in Spain. Two French taxidermists stole the body later known as El Negro from a grave beyond the Cape Colony frontier in 1830-31. It was stuffed and displayed as 'Le Betjouana' (i.e. the Bechuana or Motswana) in France and as '1/ Betjouana' in Spain. From 1916 until 1998 it was the prime exhibit in a museum at Banyoles, north of Barcelona, where it became known as El Negro. Controversy over its display began in 1991, and was complicated by the assertion that a 'Betjouana' was a type of 'Bosquimano' (Bushman). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12 en_US
dc.subject One body en_US
dc.subject Parts en_US
dc.subject Betjouana en_US
dc.subject el Negro en_US
dc.subject Bosquimano en_US
dc.title One body playing many parts-Ie Betjouana, el Negro, and il Bosquimano en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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