At the Back of the Black Man’s Mind by Richard Edward Dennett
Fully illustrated. Published in 1906, this book looks at Bantu and Yoruba spiritual practices and philosophy, including nature worship, sacred kingship, and shamanism. R. E. Dennett spent many years studying West African folklore, culture, and religion at the turn of the 19th century. Chapters include Sacred Lands And Rivers, Measures, Signs, And Symbols, Coronation Of A King In The Kongo, Benin Districts, Bibila, The Philosophy Of The Groves and Bavili Psychology.