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  • BWITI: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa by Fernandez, James W.
    Fernandez, James W.
    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: 54782
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  • Thompson, Virginia; Adloff, Richard.
    THE EMERGING STATES OF FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1960. dj. Hardcover - Extensive study of the economy, politics, and infrastructure of Gabon, Chad, the French Congo, and the Central African Republic in the 1950s. 529pp plus bibliography, notes, index.

    Condition: Very good+ in a good dust jacket (several small chips to top edge of dj.

    Book ID: 23844
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