African Books and Texts

South Africa

1 The Religious System of the Amazulu 1870 Henry Callaway
2 South African Folk-Tales 1910 James A. Honey
3 Specimens of Bushman Folklore 1911 W. H. I. Bleek and L. C. Lloyd
4 Kaffir (Xhosa) Folk-Lore 1886 George McCall Theal

The Bantu

5 Bantu Beliefs and Magic 1922 Charles William Hobley
6 Myths and Legends of the Bantu 1933 Alice Werner

West and Central Africa

7 Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa 1910 Elphinstone Dayrell
8 Fetichism in West Africa Forty Years' Observations of Native Customs and Superstitions 1904 Robert Hamill Nassau
9 Myths of Ífè 1921 John Wyndham
10 Notes on the Folklore of the Fjort 1898 Richard Edward Dennett
11 At the Back of the Black Man's Mind 1906 R. E. Dennett
12 Hausa Folklore 1913 Maalam Shaihua
13 Woman's Mysteries of a Primitive People 1915 D. Amaury Talbot
14 Yoruba Legends 1929 M. I. Ogumefu, B.A.
15 Yoruba Speaking Peoples of the slave coast of west africa 1894 A.B. Ellis


16 Religion and Myth 1883 James Macdonald


17 Drums and Shadows 1940 Georgia Writer's Project


18 The Holy Piby The Black Man's Bible 1924 Robert Athlyi Rogers
19 The Kebra Nagast 1922 E.A.W. Budge
20 The Wisdom of Rastafari Haile Selassie
21 The Royal Parchment Scroll of Black Supremacy 1926 Fitz Balintine Pettersburg
22 The Promised Key 1935 G.G. Maragh


23 Last of the Voudoos 1885 Lafcadio Hearn
24 New Orleans Superstitions 1886 Lafcadio Hearn
25 Voodoo and Obeahs 1932 Joseph J. Williams
26 Psychic Phenomena of Jamaica 1934 Joseph J. Williams

Afrocentric Historians

27 The Negro 1915 W.E.B. Du Bois
28 Stolen Legacy 1954 George G. M. James