The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief

The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief

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Like all of V. S. Naipaul’s “travel” books, The Masque of Africa encompasses a much larger narrative and purpose: to judge the effects of belief (in indigenous animisms, the foreign religions of Christianity and Islam, the cults of leaders and mythical history) upon the progress of civilization.

From V. S. Naipaul: “For my travel books I travel on a theme. And the theme of The Masque of Africa is African belief. I begin in Uganda, at the center of the continent,… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (October 19, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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