1st Edition

Peoples of the Plateau Area of Northern Nigeria Western Africa Part VII

By Harold D. Gunn Copyright 1953
    115 Pages
    by Routledge

    115 Pages
    by Routledge

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples.

    Concise, critical and (for its time) accurate, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:

    • Physical Environment
    • Linguistic Data
    • Demography
    • History & Traditions of Origin
    • Nomenclature
    • Grouping
    • Cultural Features: Religion, Witchcraft, Birth, Initiation, Burial
    • Social & Political Organization: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, Warfare & Justice
    • Economy & Trade
    • Domestic Architecture

    Each of the 50 volumes will be available to buy individually, and these are organized into regional sub-groups: East Central Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Central Africa, Western Africa, and Central Africa Belgian Congo.

    The volumes are supplemented with maps, available to view on routledge.com or available as a pdf from the publishers.

    Part 1: The Jerawa Group of Bauchi, Plateau and Zaria Provinces Part 2A: The Chawai of Zaria Province Part 2B: the Afusare (Hill Jarawa) and Related Poeples of Bauchi and Plateau Provinces Part 3: The Birom, Aten and Irigwe Part 4: Some Unclassified Communities of Bauchi and Plateau Provinces: The Pyem of Gindiri District. The Peoples of South-Western Lere District.


    Harold D. Gunn