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CROSS RIVER NATIVES, Being Some notes on the Primitive Pagans of Obubura Hill District, Southern Nigeria, Including a Description of the Circles of Upright Sculptured Stones on the Left Bank of the Aweyong River.

Partridge Charles, M.A., F.S.A., F.R.G.S

Published by London Hutchinson and Co. 1905, 1905
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First edition. Illustrated with 74 black and white plates from photographs taken by the author, and 2 folding maps. 8vo, publisher’s original dark green cloth, gilt-lettered and ruled on the spine, gilt vignette on upper cover. xvi, 332, including index. An unusually fresh, bright, and clean copy with the pages largely unopened. RARE AND IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION IN FINE CONDITION. Written by the Assistant District Commissioner of Southern Nigeria, this is an example of "anthropology in its infancy." This ethnography relates observations of many aspects of the Obubura tribe of Nigeria including their agricultural production, their social and marital customs, their festivals and music-making, and their "secret societies." Features many photographs of the natives and their daily lives as well as pictures of their carved statues and large stone circles, complete with speculations on their origins. Bookseller Inventory # 15620

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Title: CROSS RIVER NATIVES, Being Some notes on the...

Publisher: London Hutchinson and Co. 1905

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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