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Fetichism in West Africa: Forty Years' Observation of Native Customs and Superstitions (Hardcover)

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This work represents forty years' observation by Mr. Nassau of native customs and superstitions in West Africa. In his studies of the natives' language Nassau's attention was drawn closely to their customs; and in his inquiry into their religion. Illustrated. Contents: Constitution of Native African society, Sociology; Idea of God, religion; Polytheism, idolatry; Spiritual beings in African religion, also their classes and functions; Fetishism, its philosophy, charms and amulets; The Fetish, a worship, witchcraft, white art and sorcery; The Fetish, witchcraft, black art and demonology; Fetishism, a government; Fetish, its relation to the family, daily work, occupation and to the needs of life; Superstition in customs; Fetish, its relation to the future life; Tales of Fetish based on fact.

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548104347
SKU 205684312
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548104344
Release Date 9/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0440
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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