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1st Edition

A Tribal Survey of Mongalla Province

Edited By

L. F. Nalder

ISBN 9781138597266
Published April 28, 2020 by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1937, this book describes and compares the tribes of the Mongalla Province in what is now South Sudan. In the second part of the book some 27 individual tribes are discussed in detail, and topics such as linguistics, culture, tribal structure, religious beliefs, crime and punishment, marriage, birth, burial and economic and agricultural life are also covered.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General and Comparative

1. Geographical

2. The Tribal Groups

3. Tribal Structure

4. Religious Beliefs

5. Crime and Punishment 

6. Individual Life

7. Economic Life

8. Vital Statistics

9. Impact and Change

Part 2: Individual Tribes

1. Nilo-Hamitic Group

2. Other Tribes of Eastern Mongalla

3. Tribes of the Abyssinian Frontier

4. Moru-Madi Group

5. Western Bari-Speaking Group

6. Miscelleaneous

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