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1st Edition

History and Social Anthropology

Edited By

I.M. Lewis

ISBN 9780415866576
Published August 21, 2013 by Routledge
338 Pages

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Book Description

Examining the ways in which social anthropologists might gain from and contribute to, historical studies this volume contains papers on historical studies by anthropologists on 19th century Nupe, Yoruba and Benin and 17th century Cameroons in West Africa; on the succession in kingship in Buganda; and on the development of national politics in Albania.
First published in 1968.


'Evidently historians and social anthropologists have something to learn from each other.' - Times Literary Supplement