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Image from page 647 of “The world’s inhabitants or, Mankind, animals, and plants being a well-known account of the races and nations of mankind, past and present, and the animals and plants inhabiting the great continents and principal islands” (1888)
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Title: The world’s inhabitants or, Mankind, animals, and plants being a well-liked account of the races and nations of mankind, previous and present, and the animals and plants inhabiting the wonderful continents and principal islands
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Bettany, G. T. (George Thomas), 1850-1891
Subjects: Civilization Culture
Publisher: London Ward, Lock

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FAN BARGAINING FOR A BRIDE. are soldiers and hunters, muscular and lean, proud and self-confident.Their lips are comparatively thin, and the jaws are not as prominent asin most negroes. The girls execute all drudgery and household work,and are really ugly soon after youth. In each sexes the forehead is veryrounded above the eyebrows. Personal ornament is significantly valued. Tattoo-ing, painting, necklaces, feathers, cowry-shells, are significantly in vogue.Copper rings round the calves remind one particular of East African tribes. Somewomen are so heavily loaded with ornaments that they cannot stroll. I

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634 THE INHABITANTS OF AFRICA. Cannibalism, universal among the Fanswhen 1st identified, is diminishing in all thosewho have come near European influence.Prisoners of war and sorcerers are nonetheless eatenin the interior and in some circumstances the cannibalfeasts have a religious character. As they havecome in make contact with with trade and folks from thecoast, they have begun to settle down as agri-culturists, boatmen, and merchants. TheirashieaTbelle, soD^iT^i^ common intelligence is shown by the selection of oGowAT. occupations they take up. They include skil- ful blacksmiths, ebony bow-makers, potters, and gardeners. The gorillas which inhabit the Fan country are feared by the Fans,though they hunt and kill them. A gorilla skull is kept, amongst other folks,in the fetish-house of each and every village, and treated as a sacred object. South of the Ogoway, the Ashira are among the notable tribes, beingrenowned for the good looks of their women. This is in reality major totheir reduce, for the Bakalai and other tribes

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Image from web page 265 of “Among the Arabs : a narrative of adventures in Algeria” (1868)
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Title: Amongst the Arabs : a narrative of adventures in Algeria
Year: 1868 (1860s)
Authors: Naphegyi, Gábor, 1824-1884
Subjects: Individual Narratives Physicians
Publisher: Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott

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161, 162.Keligious toleration in Algiers, 170.Eenegade, a German, 207.Eobbery, Moorish punishment for, 214.Eosaries, Mohammedan, 162.Euins at Constantina, 19.at Miserghin, 172.near Tlemcen, 205, 206.of Hippo-Eegius, 19, 20. Sacred water, 164.Salt lake, 173.Salutations, Arab, 227, 228.Sheik, workplace of, 131. 252 INDEX. Sidi-Maliiddin, 201, 202.Sidi-Meliemet, 134.Slovacks, 85-89.Stage-travel in Algeria, 172.St. Augustine, novel use of bio-graphy of, 26.St. Maire, Abbe, 33.Research on shipboard, eight.Superstition, Mexican, 165. Taleb, 133.Tattooing, 129. Tent-life amongst the Arabs, 131.Tent of an Arab family, 127.The Star of the Moor, story of,38-81. Three-Cornered Hat, song of the, 212, 213.Tlemcen, 197, 199, 203, 204. ruins close to, 205, 206.Toleration, religious, in Algiers, 170.Tricks of camel-dealers, 244-246. Veils of Arab girls, 123.Village, an Arab, 127. Wall of Bona, 34.War-dance, Arab, 239-243.Washing at meals, 229, 230.Wedding, a Jewish, 150-154.Wieliczka, salt-mines of, 144. THE End.

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