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Woman's Mysteries of a Primitive People
The Ibibios of South Nigeria




ISBN 9781138010932
Published December 21, 2014 by Routledge
344 Pages

 
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First Published in 1968. Woman's Mysteries of A Primitive People is a collection of observations of the Ibibios women of the Eket District in Southern Nigeria. Initially written and available in 1915, this is an account of the author and her sisters travel account with a 'woman's point of view' .

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTORY -- 2. PRENATAL INFLUENCES AND BIRTH CUSTOMS -- 3. BIRTH CUSTOMS (continued) -- 4. AFFINITIES OR “BUSH Souts” -- 5. CHILDHOOD -- 6. MAIDENHOOD TO MARRIAGE -- 7. WEDDED Lirz AND MOTHERHOOD -- 8. DOMESTIC LIFE -- 9. MARRIAGE PROBLEMS -- 10. LovE PHILTRES AND MAGIC -- 11. WITCHCRAFT -- 12. JUJUS -- 13. WOMAN AND SECRET SOCIETIES -- 14. WOMAN IN WAR TIME -- 15. WiDowHooD AND BURIAL CUSTOMS -- 16. WIDowhooD AND BURIAL CUSTOMS (continued) -- L’ENVoI.

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Biography

D. Amaury Talbot,