Benin Studies

1st Edition

R. E. Bradbury, Peter Morton-Williams

Published August 22, 2018
Reference - 318 Pages
ISBN 9781138492080 - CAT# K350102
Series: African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century


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This collection of R. E. Bradbury's papers, originally published in 1973 includes edited sections of his (then hitherto) unpublished thesis on the Benin village in Western Nigeria. The book is arranged in 3 parts: historical and political studies of the kingdom of Benin; Benin village organization and religion and art. An introduction by Peter Morton-Williams traces bradbury's development as an interpreter of the culture, society and art of Benin, beginning with his first studies in the filed and culminating in the important anthropological and historical essays.

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