Wanderings in West Africa (Paperback)

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Great Victorian scholar-adventurer recounts long journey to British diplomatic post at Fernando Po, expeditions to African mainland. Invaluable descriptions of African tribal rituals concerning birth, marriage and death, and of tribal fetishism, ritual murder, cannibalism, exotic sexual practices, more. Preface. 1 illustration. 1 foldout map.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486268903
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: October 1st, 1991
Pages: 624