Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1982.
Seller ID: vas625
Octavo, softbound (stiff, map illus. orange wrappers), 185 pp. Very Good+, with light sunning to spine and edges. From lower cover:p In this book, Jeffrey Fadiman seeks to preserve the legacy of African warriorhood for the generations yet to come. To achieve this, he spent 18 months among the Meru of Mt. Kenya, interviewing over 300 of its oldest members on every aspect of their warrior years. As a result, he reconstructs a way of warfare that was close to medieval Western chivalry. Warriors battled strictly for glory, never for personal gain. Women were sacrosanct, even if captured. R... View More...