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The Resource In Africa's forest and jungle : six years among the Yorubas, by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey, (electronic book)

In Africa's forest and jungle : six years among the Yorubas, by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey, (electronic book)

Label
In Africa's forest and jungle : six years among the Yorubas
Title
In Africa's forest and jungle
Title remainder
six years among the Yorubas
Statement of responsibility
by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Africa's Forest and Jungle is the memoir of Richard Henry Stone, a Civil War era Southern Baptist missionary, who served in what is now Nigeria during the late 1850s and again during the first years of the American Civil War. Stone published this work in 1899, when it became clear that age would prevent him from returning to Africa. Stone served in Africa with his wife and successfully learned the Yoruba language. He was an intelligent, self-reflective, and reliable observer, making his works important sources of information on Yoruba society before the intervention of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1837-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stone, R. H.
Dewey number
  • 266/.6132092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BV3625.N6
LC item number
S76 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
standards specifications
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Florey, Betty Finklea
Series statement
Religion and American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missionaries
  • Missionaries
  • Baptists
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Stone, R. H.
Label
In Africa's forest and jungle : six years among the Yorubas, by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ebr10387666
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 202 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817384463
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
In Africa's forest and jungle : six years among the Yorubas, by R.H. Stone ; edited by Betty Finklea Florey, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ebr10387666
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 202 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817384463
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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