The Bavenda by Hugh A. Stayt


The Bavenda by Hugh A. Stayt, published in 1931. Sections Include: Geography, Archeology, History, Psychical Characteristics, Ornaments, Beads, Personal Decoration, Scarification, Village, Huts, Industries, Religion, The Supreme Deity, The Spirit World, Dissociated Spirits, Ancestor Cults, Sowing and Harvest Rites, Medicine and Magic, The Medico-Magician and His Work, Witchcraft, Black Magic, Divination, Posession, Rain Making and Fertility of Crops, Tribal Dances, Folklore, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear only. Originally owned by Professor Doctor H.P. Blok who was professor of cultural history of Egypt and ancient Near East at the University of Utrecht with his ownership stamp on title page and a few sentences underlined in the text.