Life in Southern Nigeria: The Magic, Beliefs and Customs of the Ibibio Tribe

Life in Southern Nigeria: The Magic, Beliefs and Customs of the Ibibio Tribe

By: Percy Amaury Talbot (author)Hardback

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Description

This work describes the beliefs, customs and traditions of this tribe from the Ekat district.

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Contents

Introduction and principal deities; Jujus; Jujus (contd.); Jujus (contd.); witchcraft, magic and divination; "magic" plays; affinities and were-beasts; affinities and were-beasts (contd.); the spirits of beasts and trees; the soul, ghosts, dreams etc.; death and funeral ceremonies; death and funeral ceremonies (contd.); secret societies; secret societies (contd.); woman, marriage, etc.; social organization and tabu; war -the shedding of blood, the scapegoat; fire and the celestial luminaries; Oronn-Eket main road; Oronn-Eket main road (contd.); Eket to Ibeno; Ibeno to Okon Ekkpo (James town); Idua to Atabong; some unexplored waterways; before government came; l'envoi.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/1967
  • ISBN13: 9780714617268
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 446
  • ID: 9780714617268
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 0714617261

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