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Religion, Folklore and Rituals

Africana:Religion, Folklore and Rituals

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Religion, State and Society in Contemporary Africa  Nigeria, Sudan, South Africa, Zaire and Mozambique, Ahanotu, Austin M.
1 Ahanotu, Austin M. Religion, State and Society in Contemporary Africa Nigeria, Sudan, South Africa, Zaire and Mozambique
No defects. Binding is tight, pages are unmarked, book appears unread. . This is a hardcover book, the first edition. . American University Studies. Series VII. Theology and Religion Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 208 pages. L2 Peter Lang International Academic Publishers 1992 1st Edition Hardcover As New with No dust jacket as issued 30482 
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Black Critics and Kings:  The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society, Apter, Andrew
2 Apter, Andrew Black Critics and Kings: The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society
Scattered marginal light pencil marks, mostly checkmarks or question marks. Spine is uncreased. Binding is tight, pages are clean. . Book attempts to explicate the power of ritual in Yoruba society. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 280 pages. E5 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1992 0226023435 / 9780226023434 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 25060 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Naawuni Kundi Palli, Bible Society of Ghana
3 Bible Society of Ghana Naawuni Kundi Palli
No defects. Titles in bright gilt on spine and front cover. Bound in black vinyl. . This is the New Testament in the Dagbani language, spoken mainly by people in Ghana. 526 pages. . New Testament in Dagbani Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 526 pages. M4 Accra. Accra Bible Society of Ghana 1982 Vinyl Bound Fine 30756 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 British and Foreign Bible Society Litafi Mai-Tsarki: Tsofon Alkawali Da Sabon Alkawali The Holy Bible in Hausa
Black cloth covers are a bit rubbed, owner's name inked to front pastedown. Binding is ight and square, pages are clean. . The Holy Bible in the Hausa language. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 0 pages. S3 British and Foreign Bible Society 1956 Hardcover Very Good 30977 
Price: 60.00 USD
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La Question Du Zaire Et Ses Repercussions Sur Les Juridictions Ecclesiastiques (1865-1888) (French Edition) [A Matter Concerning Zaire and its Impact on the Ecclesiastical Courts], Butombe, J. I. Nkulu
5 Butombe, J. I. Nkulu La Question Du Zaire Et Ses Repercussions Sur Les Juridictions Ecclesiastiques (1865-1888) (French Edition) [A Matter Concerning Zaire and its Impact on the Ecclesiastical Courts]
Bound in gray card covers, bump to upper corner, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Text is in French. . Recherches Africaines De Theologie Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 171 pages. D1 Kinshasa. Kinshasa Faculte De Theologie Catholique 1982 1st Edition Softcover Very Good 30300 
Price: 80.00 USD
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6 Centre D'Etudes Des Religions Africaines Cahiers Des Religions Africaines (Vol. 24, No. 48)
Mild bump to bottom corner, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . All together, 8 articles and extended book reviews, all dealing with aspects of African religions. All articles are in French. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 144 pages. E1 Kinshasa. Kinshasa Centre D'Etudes Des Religions Africaines 1991 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24913 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Arquivos de Angola. Publicacao Oficial Editada Pelo, Museu de Angola. 2nd series, Vol. II, No. 7, Coimbra, Carlos Dias
7 Coimbra, Carlos Dias Arquivos de Angola. Publicacao Oficial Editada Pelo, Museu de Angola. 2nd series, Vol. II, No. 7
Spine is beginning to peel and separate from the text block, no other defects. Contents and complete and unmarked; binding is tight. . This issue commorates the visit to Angola of his Eminence the Cardinal Goncalves Corejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon. It contains the 1596 Bull that created the diocese of S. Salvador do Congo, followed by the 1940 Bull that established the ecclesiastical hierarchy of the Portuguese Colonies of Africa and Timor. The final section closes with some notes for an ecclesiastical and missionary chronology of the Congo and Angola (1491-1944) . Text is in Portuguese. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 98 pages. A2 Museu De Angola 1944 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 31379 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Area Handbook for the Republic of the Sudan, Cookson, John A. et al
8 Cookson, John A. et al Area Handbook for the Republic of the Sudan
Wrinkled and creased spine, a little wear to bottom edge of spine, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Includes fold-out maps. This is the second edition, 1960. . Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 550-27 Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 473 pages. D5 Foreign Areas Studies Division, the American University 1960 Paperback Very Good 30367 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast, Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh
9 Courlander, Harold with Albert Kofi Prempeh The Hat-Shaking Dance and Other Tales from the Gold Coast
Front flap of dust jacket has two clipped corners, very slight soil to back panel, now in fresh mylar sleeve. Top page ends of book are slightly spotted, else Fine. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Twenty-one folk tales from the Ashanti people of West Africa, now Ghana, are wonderfully illustrated with drawings by Enrico Arno. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED by Courlander on the first endpaper. Stated First Edition. Courlander had a long and distinguished scholarly career as a folklorist and ethnographer. A beautiful, collectible copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 115 pages. Signed by Author. D3 NY. NY Harcourt, Brace & Company 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Enrico Arno 24631 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Jornadas E Outros Trabalhos Do Missionario Barroso, Cunha, Amadeu
10 Cunha, Amadeu Jornadas E Outros Trabalhos Do Missionario Barroso
Card covers are soiled, worn at edges, peeling and stained at spine. Inscription on title page, half title page is foxed, pages mostly clean, binding tight. . Friar Anthonio Barroso was a Catholic priest serving in the Congo in late 19th century. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 218 pages. K3 Lisboa. Lisboa Republica Portuguesa Ministerio Dos Colonias 1938 Paperback Good 30410 
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L'ombre des fetiches Societe et Culture Yombe, Doutreloux, Albert
11 Doutreloux, Albert L'ombre des fetiches Societe et Culture Yombe
Bound in gray card covers, spine is a little sunned and creased. Former owner is social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey, and his elegant signature is found on the half-title page. Book has scattered light pencil marks in margins of a few pages, mostly checkmarks or question marks. Binding is tight. . Classic work on Yombe fetishes and the associated society and culture of the Yombe people of the Congo. Text is in French. . Publications de l'Universite Lovanium de Leopoldville Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. K1 Editions Nauwelaerts, Louvain / Beatrice-Nauwelaer 1967 Paperback Very Good- 30382 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Angola Cinco Seculos Cristianismo, Gabriel, Manuel Nunes
12 Gabriel, Manuel Nunes Angola Cinco Seculos Cristianismo
Spine is heavily creased and rubbed, owner bookplate on verso of front cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes 24 plates, index. Text is in Portuguese. Errata slip is laid in. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 609 pages. U3 Lisboa. Lisboa Literal 1978 Paperback Very Good 31303 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions, Glazier, Stephen D.
13 Glazier, Stephen D. Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by clear mylar sleeve. This is a large and heavy book, 11.3 x 8.8 inches. . A major work, alphabetically arranged topics with comprehensive bibliography and index. A handsome copy, As New. . Religion and Society Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 452 pages. K2 Routledge 2001 0415922453 / 9780415922456 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 30394 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Sante et redemption par les genies au Congo  La "medecine traditionnelle" selon le Mvulusi, Hagenbucher-Sacripanti, Frank
14 Hagenbucher-Sacripanti, Frank Sante et redemption par les genies au Congo La "medecine traditionnelle" selon le Mvulusi
Book has scattered light pencil marks in margins of a few pages, mostly checkmarks or question marks. . Text is in French. . French Edition Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 304 pages. K1 Publisud 1990 2866004329 / 9782866004323 Paperback Very Good+ 30375 
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Igreja Em Angola: Um Rio Com Varias Correntes (Portuguese Edition), Henderson, Lawrence W.
15 Henderson, Lawrence W. Igreja Em Angola: Um Rio Com Varias Correntes (Portuguese Edition)
Card covers are a little rubbed at extremities, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Text is in Portuguese. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 494 pages. Signed by Author. D3 Lisboa. Lisboa Alem-Mar 1990 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 30334 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Mort, Funerailles, Deuil Et Culte Des Ancestres Chez Les Populations Du Kwango/bas-Kwilu Rapports et Compte Rendu de la Illeme Semaine D'Etudes Ethno-Pastorales Bandundu 1967, Hochegger, Hermann et al.
16 Hochegger, Hermann et al. Mort, Funerailles, Deuil Et Culte Des Ancestres Chez Les Populations Du Kwango/bas-Kwilu Rapports et Compte Rendu de la Illeme Semaine D'Etudes Ethno-Pastorales Bandundu 1967
Corner bumping, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 237 pages. K5 Centre D'Etudes Ethnologiques 1967 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ 30461 
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Ngoma:   Discourses of Healing in Central and Southern Africa, Janzen, John M.
17 Janzen, John M. Ngoma: Discourses of Healing in Central and Southern Africa
No defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in gray cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. . Ngoma is a form of ritual healing. . Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 276 pages. K3 University of California Press 1992 0520072650 / 9780520072657 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 30419 
Price: 40.00 USD
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An Anthology of Kongo Religion  Primary Texts From Lower Zaire, Janzen, John M. & Wyatt MacGaffey
18 Janzen, John M. & Wyatt MacGaffey An Anthology of Kongo Religion Primary Texts From Lower Zaire
Bound in glossy card covers; spine crease, light rubbing and soil. Contents are excellent; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Includes an introductory essay and 51 primary texts from Lower Zaire, Notes, References, Index-Glossary. . University of Kansas Publications In Anthropology. No. 5 Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 163 pages. K5 Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas University of Kansas 1974 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 30463 
Price: 110.00 USD
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An Anthology of Kongo Religion  Primary Texts From Lower Zaire, Janzen, John M. & Wyatt MacGaffey
19 Janzen, John M. & Wyatt MacGaffey An Anthology of Kongo Religion Primary Texts From Lower Zaire
Bound in glossy card covers. Includes an introductory essay and 51 primary texts from Lower Zaire. Pencilled marks, notes and underlining in text, nearly all in the introductory essay. The binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Notes, References, Index-Glossary. . University of Kansas Publications In Anthropology. No. 5 Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 163 pages. K5 Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas University of Kansas 1974 1st Edition Paperback Very Good- 30464 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Magie Et Chasse Dans La Foret Au Camerounaise, Koch, Henri
20 Koch, Henri Magie Et Chasse Dans La Foret Au Camerounaise
Scattered light pencil marks and notes in margins, creased spine, lightly pencilled notes on last endpaper. Binding is tight. . Includes 18 maps and 68 photographic plates. Text is in French. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 271 pages. K1 Berger-Levrault 1968 Paperback Very Good- 30379 
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