Ottenberg, Simon

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OTTENBERG, Simon. American, b. 1923. Genres: Anthropology/ Ethnology, Art/Art history. Career: University of Washington, Seattle, professor, 1955-90, professor emeritus of anthropology, 1990-. Publications: Double Descent in an African Society: The Afikpo Village Group, 1968; Leadership and Authority in an African Society: The Afikpo Village Group, 1971; Anthropology and African Aesthetics, 1972; Masked Rituals of Afikpo, 1975; Boyhood Rituals in an African Society, 1989; Seeing with Music: The Lives of Three Blind African Musicians, 1996; New Traditions in Nigeria: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group, 1997; The Nsukka Artists and Nigerian Contemporary Art, 2003. EDITOR: (with P.V. Ottenberg) Cultures and Societies of Africa, 1960; African Religious Groups and Beliefs, 1982. Address: 2317 22nd Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2604, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]