African Crucible. An ethico-religious study with special reference to the Shona-speaking people.

Professor Gelfand,author of this book is Professor of Medicine with special reference to Africa,at the University College of Rhodesia.Early in his career,he realized the supreme importance of understanding the background of his African patients.Combined with his medical work amongst the African people is the indepth study of the Africans religious devotion.He is utterly bound to his ancestral spirits whose ethical and moral code can hardly be bettered.The Shona people are his main subjects here.This book describes their customs and Philosophy.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a v/g illustrated d/w,some slight insect damage to the face along with some edge-wear,and a patch where a small label has been removed.Size 9×6 pp XI + 163,inc index,various tables,some reproduced b/w photographic prints,inc frontispiece.Hinges strong.binding good to firm.some light foxing here and there mainly in the prelims and end papers,along with a little staining.Otherwise nice and clean throughout.

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