Shona Ritual. With special reference to the Chaminuka cult.


The Shona speaking people of Zimbabwe,are a complex mix of various sections of the Bantu race that have their roots in Northern Zambia (Northern Rhodesia) and are in a close working environment with the Portuguese of Mozambic,and were once a nation of slaves or servants to Mzilikatzi and the Matabele in Zambia (Northern Rhodesia)This book is an in-depth study of the Shona ritual,with special reference to the Chaminuka cult.The Shona or MaShona has both a religious faith and a ritual.He believes in the excistence of the creator.Set out in 13 chapters,the author delves into the depth of this subject of an ancient people.



H/b in nice clean boards,leather bound with a ribbed spine,there are a few small marks on the spine,especially where an old lable has been removed.Size 9×6 pp XII + 217,inc,index,some plates taken from reproduced b/w photographic prints,inc frontispiece.Hinges strong.Binding tight,(Owing to having been rebound i think) a little light foxing and browning in the prelims,and slightly hand-soiled Otherwise clean and bright throughout.


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