Religion in a Tswana Chiefdom. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: PAUW, B.A. GERDENER, G.B.A., foreword

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PAUW, B.A. Religion in a Tswana Chiefdom. [Foreword by G.B.A. Gerdener]. London: published for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press, (1964). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-258,(2), + 1 folding map in pouch at rear. 8vo, brown cloth with copper lettering to spine. "This book is a study of present-day religion among the Tlhaping, a ruralBantu society who were the first among the Tswana cluster of tribes to com e into contact with Europeans, more particularly throuh the work of Robert Moffat at Kuruman. The Tlhaping now live about eighty miles north of Kimberley. The investigations which gave rise to this book were made within a restricted area, and the religious organization has been viewed within the framework of the people's social structure and economy." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. History and Social Background; 2. Paganism on the Wane; 3. Introducing the Churches; 4. Church Organization; 5. The Pattern of Church Activities; 6. Ritual and Revelation in the Churches; 7. Trends and Interconnexions. With appendices and index. Faint soiling to spine, small clip to corner of flyleaf, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Religion in a Tswana Chiefdom. Second Printing in dustjacket.

Author Name: PAUW, B.A. GERDENER, G.B.A., foreword

Categories: 888,

Publisher: International African Institute, Oxford University Press, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 102587

Keywords: SOUTHERN AFRICA ANTHROPOLOGY CHURCH HISTORY CHRISTIANITY AFRICAN HISTORY BOTSWANA BANTU,