Cannibals and Tongo players of Sierra Leone. Milan Kalous, compiler.

Cannibals and Tongo players of Sierra Leone

Auckland: M. Kalous, 1974. First [and only] edition. Paperback. Octavo in orange illus coated stiff paper wraps; x, 320 p., bibliographical references and index; 22 cm. Four page introduction by the author. Near fine with minor edge-wear; gently sunned spine, with tiny bump to spine foot. **Signed and inscribed by the author in year of publication.**. Item #17977

A surprisingly scarce book. Self-published. We find no copies for sale. "A collection of documents from two different archives" of the Sierra Leone Government and the American Board of Missions. || Chapters: Introduction - Sherbro and its Hinterland - Imperre - Human Leopards - Human Alligators - Human Baboons - Cannibalism - Medicines - Legal Secret Societies - S. B. A. Macfoy - Tongo Players [witch detectors] - Daniel F. Wilberforce - Suppression - References - Index. || Ethnology -- Sierra Leone. Secret societies. Leopard men. Human leopards. Human Alligators, Human baboons. Sherbro (African people) Ethnologie -- Sierra Leone. Hommes-léopards. Sherbro (Peuple d'Afrique); Sierra Leone -- History -- Sources. Sierra Leone -- Histoire -- Sources. Sherbro Estuary region of Sierra Leone. Law.

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