African Figurines: Use in Puberty Rites in Tanganyika 1956 Hans Cory ~ East Africa ~ Tanzania ~ Ethnography ~ Initiation Rites


Title: African Figurines: Their Ceremonial Use in Puberty Rites in Tanganyika

Author: H. Cory

Description: First Edition. Ethnographic examination of the figurines as used in the initiation rites of the Sambaa, Zigua, Nguu, and Pare ethnic groups of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) with b/w photos. A bibliography is provided for each of the four groups. Burgundy cloth boards with minor corner rubbing. Interior is crisp and clean. Dust jacket has a few closed tears and bit of edge chipping; not price clipped. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Place: London

Year: 1956

Size: 10 x 6 inches.

Pages: 176 pages.

Keywords: Central East Africa, Tanzania, initiation rites, rites, ethnic, Africa, East Africa, ethnography,

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