Primitive Marriage and European Law

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1946.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. ix, 185 pp, with index. Boards soiled with some wear; two pages have 1/2" tear with soiling to facing page; else clean and sound. No dust jacket."This enquiry has partaken as much of the nature of a consultation as of an investigation and has been pursued with a sense of great urgency. It was desired originally by the Natal Missionary Conference, which views with concern the measure of disruption of Bantu family life occasioned by powerful social and economic forces, which forces seemed to cause the present marriage laws to be an inadequate protection for Bantu women in such circumstances" (preface).

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