ARTICLE: Argenti on Folktales and Slavery in Cameroon

Argenti, Nicolas. “Things That Don't Come by the Road: Folktales, Fosterage, and Memories of Slavery in the Cameroon Grassfields.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 52, no. 02 (2010): 224-254. Oku adults have a straightforward rationalization for the existence of folktales: the frightening cautionary tales of the child-eating monster K∂ηgaaηgu serve to warn children not … Continue reading ARTICLE: Argenti on Folktales and Slavery in Cameroon