Nadel (1954) Nupe Religion – African Religion in Nigeria


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Nadel, S. F. Nupe Religion. (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1954)

DuoDecimo (12mo.). 288 pages, illustrated with index. Hardcover. Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with a yellow and black dj.

Condition: VG+ in VG+ dj. DJ is unclipped. Previous owner’s name on FFEP.

Provenance: Terence S. Turner (1935-2015). Born Dec. 30, 1935 in Philadelphia, Turner received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 1957, a master’s in 1959 from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in 1965 in social anthropology from Harvard.

He joined the UChicago faculty in 1968 after serving as a research associate at the Museo Nacional do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro and as a visiting assistant professor of social anthropology at Cornell University. In 1982, he was named professor at Chicago. He retired in 1999 and became an adjunct and later visiting professor in anthropology at Cornell. –

Siegfried Frederick Nadel (24 April 1903 – 14 January 1956) was an Austrian-born British anthropologist, specialising in African ethnology.