1948 De religieuze politiek van Keizer Marcus Aurelius (The Religious Policy of Emperor Marcus Aurelius). Ghent State University (Belgium).


1954 De sociale instellingen der Babembe (Bembe Social Structure). Ghent University (Belgium); not published an uncorrected translation in French by A. De Rycke.


Entries in African Abstracts (International African Institute, London): vol. 5 (1954): nos. 63-64, 620; 6 (1955): nos. 83-84, 239-42, 403, 459; 7 (1956): n. 366; 9 (1958): nos. 50, 189, 196, 322; 10 (1959): nos. 233-234, 374; 11 (1960): nos. 331-32; 13 (1962): no 87; 18 (1967): no. 829; 19 (1968): no. 391.

1981 Entries on Lega and Bembe in For Spirits and Kings. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. Pp 221, 234. Read the abstract: Tishman


1953 De Afrikaanse bevolking van Belgisch-Kongo en van Ruanda-Urundi, by G. Van Der Kerken. Zaire, October 1953, pp. 871-73. Read the review: Van de Kerken

1953 African Sculpture Speaks, by Ladislas Segy. Zaire, October 1953, pp. 873-75.

1955 African Worlds, by Darryll Forde, ed. Zaire, December 1955, pp. 1091-93.  Read the review: Forde

1957 Essai sur les transformations des coutumes, by J. Sohier. Zaire, March 1957, pp. 311-14. Read the review: sohier

1957 La crise de conscience de l’individu en milieu rural Kongo, by J.M. Domont. Zaire, November-December. 1957, pp. 1053-54. Read the review: Domont

1965 African Sculpture: An Anthology, by W.B. Fagg and M.W. Plass. Man, May-June 1965, pp. 93-94. Read the review: african sculpture

1965 Les Ngbaka de la Lobaye, and Le parler ngbaka de Bokanga: phonologie, morphologie, syntaxe, by Jacqueline M.C. Thomas. American Anthropologist, June 1965, pp. 789-91. Read the review: j thomas

1966 King Leopold’s Legacy, by Roger Anstey. Man, December 1966, pp. 577-78. Read the review: Leopold’s Legacy

1967 Wayward Servants, by Colin M. Turnbull. American Anthropologist, June-August 1967, pp. 398-99. Read the review: turnbull

1971 West African Sculpture, by Rene Bravmann. American Anthropologist, December 1971, p. 1373. Read the review: Bravmann

1974 Masks and Statues: The Precious Treasure of Black Africa (film), by Alfred Ehrhardt. American Anthropologist, September 1974, pp. 702-3.

1976 Art from Zaire: 100 Masterworks from the National Collection (African American Institute, N.Y., October 9, 1975, to January 2, 1976). African Arts, January 1976, pp. 62-63. Read the review: 100 Masterworks

1976 Primitive Art and Society, by Anthony Forge. American Anthropologist, December 1976, p. 904. Read the review: Forge

1977 La voie des masques, by Claude Lévi-Strauss. American Anthropologist, September 1977, pp. 657-58. Read the review:  Levi-Strauss

1978 Religion et magie des Bayaka, by L. De Beir; The Biography of an African Society, Rwanda 1900-1960. Based on Forty-Eight Rwandan Autobiographies, by Helen Codère. Read the review: Codere

1978 An African World: The Basongye Village of Lupupa Ngye, by Alan P. Merriam;

1978 L’Angola traditionnel: une introduction aux problèmes magico-religieux, by M.L. Rodriques de Areia. American Anthropologist 80, June 1978, pp. 439-40. Read the review: de beir

1978 La grande statuaire hemba du Zaire, by Francois Neyt. African Arts, November 1978,pp. 19, 21, 98-l02. Read the review: Statuaire hemba

1978 “African Art.” (Review article) Review of Books, African Studies Association, Rutgers University, pp. 68-72.

1978 Ahnen-Geister-Höchste Wesen: Religionsethnologische Untersuchungen im Zaire-Kasai-Gebiet, by Josef Franz Thiel. American Anthropologist, December 1978, p. 969.

1979 A Survey of Zairian Art: The Bronson Collection, by Joseph Cornet. African Arts, February 1979, pp. 81-82. Read the review: 

1979 Systèmes de signes; textes réunis en hommage à Germain Dieterlen. American Anthropologist, September 1979, pp. 720-21. Read the review: Dieterlen

1980 United Nations Operations in the Congo 1960-1964, by G. Abi-Saab. Africa 50, 1: 101-2. Read the review: Abi-Saab

1980 The Children of Woot: A History of the Kuba Peoples, by Jan Vansina. Africa 50, 2: 222-23. Read the review: Vansina

1980 Tales from Southern Africa, by A.C. Jordan. Journal of American Folklore 93, 370:          466-67. Read the review: Tales from South Africa

1980 Primitive Art: Pre-Columbian, North American Indian, African, Oceanic, by F. Anton, F. Dockstader, M. Trowell, and H. Nevermann. African Arts, August 1980, pp. 12-15, 17. Read the review: anton trowell

1980 L’épopée camerounaise mvet. Moneblum ou l‘homme bleu, by Eno S.M. Belinga. Research in African Literatures 11, 4: 559-60. Read the review: Belinga

1981 “On Another Day”: Tales Told among the Nkundo of Zaire, by Mabel Ross and Barbara Walker. Journal of American Folklore 94: 237-40. Read the review: Walker

1981 Zoeklicht op de kunst van de West-Kongo: Vioka Vana Lumoni Lu Nkisi, by Patricia Demoor-Van den Bossche and Martine Vandermeulen.; Terre cuites anciennes de l’ouest africain, edited by B. de Grunne. Cultures et développement 13, 3: 546-49. Read the review: Vandermeulen

1982 Une récitation du Bagré, by Jack Goody and S.W.D.K. Gandah. Research in African Literatures 13, 4: 554-57. Read the reviewJack-goody

1982 Contes Bambara du Mali, and Contes Barnbara du Mali: Mali Bamanan Nsiirinw (2 vols.), by Veronika Görög. Research in African Literatures 13, 4:567-68. Read the review: gorog

1984 Legends and History of the Luba, Harold Wormersley. Los Angeles: Crossroads Press. 102 pp. Maps. Read the review: Womersley

1985 Xhosa Oral Poetry: Aspects of a Black South African Tradition, by Jeff Opland. New York. Cambridge University Press, 1983. Read the review: Folk Poetry

1987 A Short History of African Art. Werner Gillon. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1984. 405pp. Maps. Read the review: Gillon