By John Middleton
London   International African Institute by the Oxford University Press
8.5" by 5.5" viii, 276pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated work on the Lugbara religion of the East African countries.
By John Middleton

1960 Lugbara Religion: Ritual and Authority Among an East African People

London   International African Institute by the Oxford University Press
8.5" by 5.5" viii, 276pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated work on the Lugbara religion of the East African countries.
£49.00
: 0.75kgs / : 907T41

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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

First edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece, four plates, and many in-text figures. Collated complete. A sociological analysis of the place of ritual and belief in the Lugbara social life. The Lugbara of Eastern Africa live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and South Sudan, and believe that they are all of one blood which was created by God. The first full-length account of this interesting and hitherto little-known people. Written by John Middleton, a British anthropologist and lecturer.

Condition

In the original red cloth binding. Externally, excellent. Original price-clipped dust wrapper is smart with light wear and chipping to the extremities resulting in light loss to the head and tail of the spine. Sunning to the spine and extremities with the odd small closed tear to the panel edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

Fine

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