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Bantu folk tales, seven stories

Jessie Hertslet

Bantu folk tales, seven stories

by Jessie Hertslet

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Published by African Bookman in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJessie Hertslet ; Lino-cut illus. by Joyce Wallis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR360.B2 H37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination91 p. ;
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6521608M
      LC Control Number47028943
      OCLC/WorldCa300344

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      The dwarves are interested in (as dwarves are wont to be) tales of gold and treasure, and Beorn, having little use for these items - - he has everything he needs - - is not interested in material. By: William H. Barker () Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, the Netherland Antilles, etc and can be still heard 5/5(2).


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