Marionnhill. A study in Bantu Life and missionary effort.


This little book is a study In Bantu life and missionary effort.Marionnhill,Natal the largest Roman Catholic mission station in Southern Africa,founded by Father Franz Pfanner in 1882 as a trappist monastery,down through its long history its main aim was not to convert the native people,but to help the Bantu people,especially the Zulus to gain knowledge in various skills and true and solid training that would best suite the natives for the work they were to do among their own people.This book describes its important work,and place in native society.

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H/b in reasonable boards,that have at one time been affected by damp,in a light printed paper wrapper slightly soiled and chipped with some small loss.size 9×6 pp 352,inc.appendix,some b/w photographic b/w plates,sketches in text,inc frontispiece.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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