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THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN NORTHERN CAMEROON.
Edition: First US printing.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study extending over a period of 25 years in northern Cameroon, a region of great cultural diversity, populated by the politically dominant Fulbe, the pastoral Mbororo, and farming groups like the Gbaya. Looks also at the conflicts between traditions and nationalism, and of the effects of organizations like the World Bank. Extensive notes, glossary, bibliography, index. 210 pp. ISBN: 1-56098-6948.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 26430More details Price: $20.00
THE STARS WEEP.
Edition: First printing.
London: Hutchinson, (1956) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of a trip undertaken by two young French ethnologists to trace the remote Indian villages in Bolivia and Peru, including around Lake Titicaca and near Machu Pichu, communities which had been respected by the Incas and not conquered by the Spanish conquistadores. This account is focused more on the people they encountered than on the scientific aspects of the trip, on the sexual and religious customs, on the rites of witchcraft, marriage and death. Translated from the French by Geoffrey Sainsbury. Illustrated with 36 black and white photographs and 3 drawings. Index. 198 pp.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj)Book ID: 80418More details Price: $25.00
NONGALAZI OF THE BEMBA ; Drama and Romance of Native Superstition, Magic and Ritual in Central Africa,
Edition: First edition.
Ilfracombe, Devon, UK: Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd. (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Drama and romance of native supersition, magic and ritual in Central Africa." Introduction by Professor C. J. Uys. Glossary. Photographs. 207 pp
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some offsetting to the endpapers, price-clipped)Book ID: 66226More details Price: $40.00
URBANIZATION OF AN AFRICAN COMMUNITY: Voluntary Associations in Bamako.
Edition: First printing.
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1968. Hardcover first edition - Monograph Number 45, Ethnological Society. Bamako, originally the headtown of a small chiefdom, became the administrative center of the French Sudan and grew to the capital and largest city in Mali. Includes map, photographs, glossary, references and index. xii,165 pp,
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings and some scattered underlining and marginal brackets, but otherwise tight and clean, lacking the dj.Book ID: 34941More details Price: $12.00