The Soul of the Bantu. A Sympathetic study of the Magico-Religious practices and beliefs of the Bantu tribes of Africa.

£67.00

As the sublitle of this large work states:as a sympathetic study of the Magico-religious practices and beliefs of the Bantu tibes of South Africa.This book examines Bantu ancestor worship,hoping to find some partical of good therein,that can be used for the moral and social betterment of the people,who hold it dear.Set out in 5 parts,every aspect of ancestral worship is studied.For the study of Bantu religion,our first need is to learn what we can of the Bantu way of thinking.

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H/b in the original boards,corners bumped,spine ends bruised,and on the grubby side,no d/w.Size 9×6 pp XXVI+476,inc.list of references,index to African clans,general index,no plates or maps,text only.Hinges firm. Binding sloppy.Heavily foxed in the prelims and end-papers and hand-soiled.There is a signature and date to the ffe/p.A few finger marks in the text,Face and bottom edges uncut,Internally clean enough throughout.

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