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Author Stone, R. H. (Richard Henry)

Title In Africa's forest and jungle [electronic resource] : six years among the Yorubas / by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey.

Imprint Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 202 p. : ill.
Series Religion and American culture
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Along the coast -- Up the Ogun -- In native homes -- The story of Crowther -- In a native caravan -- An African despot -- Our first dwelling -- Some beasts and insects -- Life and language -- Superstitions -- Polygamy -- Some African maladies -- Hunting -- Mental solitude -- Waylaid and captured -- Flight from Ebaddan -- Home again -- Opening battles around Ejahyay -- Worshipping the dead prince -- Leaving the doomed city -- Partial civilization -- Love letters -- A narrow escape -- The human sacrifice -- The stolen child -- Improvements -- Cast among robbers -- The colony of Lagos.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Stone, R. H. (Richard Henry)
Missionaries -- United States -- Biography.
Missionaries -- Nigeria -- Biography.
Baptists -- Missions -- Nigeria.
Yoruba (African people) -- Nigeria -- Religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Florey, Betty Finklea.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780817355678 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780817384463 (ebook)

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