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Internet Sacred Text Archive - Africa
Title: Internet Sacred Text Archive - Africa
URL: http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/
Creator: Hare, John Bruno
Abstract: Full text books about religions that originate in Africa, most of them quite old (end of the 19th / beginning of the 20th century) and mostly written by Europeans with a few exceptions (e.g. by Yoruba and Hausa). [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: • South Africa
>> The Religious System of the Amazuluby Henry Callaway [1870]
>> Specimens of Bushman Folkloreby W.H.I. Bleek and L.C. Lloyd [1911]
>> South African Folk-Talesby James A. Honey [1910]
>> Kaffir (Xhosa) Folk Talesby Georg McCall Theal [1886]
• The Bantu
>> Myths and Legends of the Bantuby Alice Werner [1933]
• West and Central Africa
>> Myths of Ífèby John Wyndham [1921]
>> Notes on the Folklore of the Fjortby R. E. Dennett [1898]
>> At the Back of the Black Man's Mindby R. E. Dennett [1906]
>> Folk Stories from Southern NigeriaBy Elphinstone Dayrell, Introduction by Andrew Lang. [1910]
>> Fetichism in West Africaby Rev. Robert Hamill Nassau. [1904]
>> Hausa Folkloreby Maalam Shaihu, translated by R. Sutherland Rattray. [1913]
>> Woman's Mysteries of a Primitive Peopleby D. Amaury Talbot [1915]
>> The Yoruba Speaking Peoplesby A.B. Ellis [1894]
>> Yoruba Legends by M. I. Ogumefu [1929]
• Comparative
>> Religion and Mythby James Macdonald [1883]
• African-American
• Caribbean
>> Rastafarianism
>> Vodun
• Afrocentric Historians
Keywords: Africa South of the Sahara; religion; earth religion / traditional religion; creation myth; perception of god / conception of god
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Religion & Philosophy » Generalities & further Religions;
Religion & Philosophy » Religions of African Origin
Resource type: Collections of e-books
Language: English
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