Ju-Ju and Justice in Nigeria. First Edition

By: HIVES, Frank, and Gascoigne LUMLEY LUMLEY, Cascoigne

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HIVES, Frank, and Gascoigne LUMLEY. Ju-Ju and Justice in Nigeria. Told by Frank Hives and written down by Gascoigne Lumley. With 18 illustrations and sketch-map. London : John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1930). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xi,(3),3-254,(6,ads), frontispiece portrait + 12 pp plates + 1map. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Juju or Ju-Ju (from the French joujou) are objects, such as amulets, and spells used in religious practice, as part of witchcraft in West Africa. Juju historically referred to traditional West African religions. Contents : Introduction. 1. Early Days. 2. The Kamalu Ju-ju. 3. The Kamalu Ju-ju (continued).4. The Black Goat. 5. The Haunted Rest House. 6. The Imo River Ju-jus. Nku ku. 7. The Imo River Ju-jus. Afor-alum. 8. The Power of Imagination. 9. TheDispensation of Justice. 10. The Snake Curse. 11. Peaceful Penetration. 12 . Peaceful Penetration (continued). L'Envoi. Appendix. Rebacked, spine repaired, new endpapers, covers sunned, water-faded, and edges blackened, loss of gilt on a few letters, occasional foxing, else very good. 120.00

Title: Ju-Ju and Justice in Nigeria. First Edition

Author Name: HIVES, Frank, and Gascoigne LUMLEY LUMLEY, Cascoigne

Categories: 888,

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 109464

Keywords: NIGERIA AFRICA ETHNOLOGY FETISHISM JUSTICE WITCHCRAFT RELIGION AFRICAN NIGERIAN,