Benin Law and Custom. Jacob U. Egharevba.

Benin Law and Custom

Port Harcourt, Nigeria: C.M.S. Niger Press, 1949.

Softcover. Very good. Third edition. ix, 11-120 pp, with frontis photo of the author, in original wrappers.Light soiling to wraps, previous owner's signature inside front cover; otherwise unmarked, binding tight. Jacob U. Egharevba (1893–1981) was a Bini historian and traditional chief who published numerous short works on this history and culture of Benin. This one covers a range of customs and beliefs on subjects such as marriage, labor, hunting, adultery, bribery, crime and punishment, medicine, slavery, land and property, widowhood, and more.

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