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THE AFRICAN QUEST FOR FREEDOM AND IDENTITY: Cameroonian Writing and the National Experience.
Edition: Large trade paperback.
Bllomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, (1994.). An authoritive and comprehensive look at the entire national literature of Cameroon within the context of the political and social life of the country. Includes chapters on writers Mongo Beti, Ferdinand Oyono, Guillaume Oyono-Mbia and Francis Beby, on anticolonialism and rebellion, on the negritude and anti-negritude movements. Extensive notes, index. 507 pp. ISBN: 0-253-209080.
Condition: Fine (appears unread.)Book ID: 26762More details Price: $15.00
BWITI: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa
Edition: First edition.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1982.). Hardcover first edition - Bwiti is a spiritual discipline of the Fang people of Gabon and Cameroon - "it is a religion that seeks to recapture the totality of the old way of life." (p 9.) Bwiti practitioners use the psychedelic, dissociative root bark of the Tabernanthe iboga plant (or eboga), specially cultivated for the religion, to promote spiritual growth. Illustrated with 66 photographs and numerous figures and drawings by Renate Lellep Fernandez. Glossary. Notes. Extensive Bibliography and index. xxiv, 731 pp. ISBN: 0-691093903.
Condition: Very good in red cloth (some scattered underlining, front hinge starting), no dust jacket. Uncommon in the hardcover edition.Book ID: 54782More details Price: $175.00