ABANTU.An introduction to the Black People of South Africa.

Strickly speaking,the tribal people of Southern Africa have ceased to exist;so much has changed,so much is changing,so much has already been lost.Dr. Martin West and Jean Morris have collaborated to create an image of words and pictures of what remaines of the traditional African way of life in South Africa.All the major groups are described;their customs,rituals and dress are shown and the meanings discussed.This is a record of a way of life centuries old but now,inexorably,drawing to an end,It may well be that at some point in the future,all that will remain of this proud heritage will be its oblique reflection in the new emerging black society.

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H./b in nice clean boards,corners and ends of spine slightly rubbed,also in a v/g clean d/w,slightly chipped at spine ends.Size 11×9, pp 184,inc,index,further reading Each tribal people is.fully illustrated in both b/w and in full colour,with supporting text,page map in prelims,with illustrated tittle page.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.Internally clean,bright and sharp throughout.

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