The Northern Tribes of Nigeria. An Ethnographical Account of the Northern Provinces of Nigeria Together With a Report on the 1921 Decennial Census
London, Oxford University Press, 1925. Hardcover, met stofomslag. xviii+312, viii+277 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Good, Rare to find this set with Dustjackets. Dustjackets with some damage. Some pages unopened. With three large folding maps, two of which are in colour. Contents include history and traditions, ethnic types, hunting, fishing, bee-keeping, production of silverthread and glass, leather making, totems, marriage (ncluding marriage of slaves and women with children), lycantrophy (the belief that one can change into an animal), Islam, worship of ancestors, fetishism, human sacrifice, headhunters and cannibalism, languages, music instruments, etc..
Book number: 6529
€ 250.00 [Appr.: US$ 297.47 | £UK 217.25 | JP¥ 32627]