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Missionary doctor : the story of twenty years in Africa

Author: Mary Floyd Cushman; Harper & Brothers,
Publisher: New York and London : Publishers Harper & Brothers, [1944] ©1944
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cushman, Mary Floyd.
Missionary doctor; the story of twenty years in Africa.
New York, Harper [©1944]
(OCoLC)569627615
Named Person: MARY FLOYD CUSHMAN; Mary Floyd Cushman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Floyd Cushman; Harper & Brothers,
OCLC Number: 14738298
Notes: Front endpapers are a map of French Equatorial Africa.
Description: viii, 279 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. Early experiences. --
At last --
On the way --
Journey's end --
First days --
My house and I --
Part 2. The country and the people. --
"People of the mist" --
Beliefs --
Witch doctor --
An Umbundu village --
"Her price is far above rubies" --
"A little child shall lead them" --
"Suku" speaks --
The new life --
The fire hunt --
Travel ways --
"There is in souls a sympathy with sounds" --
"For they were craftsmen" --
Part 3. Things that live and grow. --
Living creatures --
Snake stories --
"The green Earth" --
Part 4. Later experiences --
Furlough --
Ocileso Hospital --
Native dispensers --
Leper camps --
Sapunga --
The Camerouns --
Kapuka --
Cambula --
At the coast --
Not the end.
Responsibility: by Mary Floyd Cushman, M.D.

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