Religion and Healing in Mandari - Jean BuxtonOxford: Clarendon Press, 1973, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine. Leans slightly. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Scattered pencil underlining and marginalia throughout the text.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; Colour frontispiece; Appendices ;
From the cover: “This is one of the fullest accounts of an African religion that any social anthropologist has produced. The late Dr. J. C. Buxton, whose death occurred suddenly as the proofs of this book were going through the press, was first and foremost a fine field-worker as the reader will soon acknowledge. But more than this, she was a sensitive interpreter of the information she acquired in such abundance, and in this her last work she not only makes an important contribution to the literature on the Southern Sudan but ventures far beyond the conventional boundaries of religious anthropology, into psychotherapy, perception and cognition, and aesthetics. Comparable material on such topics in social anthropologists’ writings is very rare indeed.”