The Azande and Related Peoples of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Belgian Congo: East Central Africa Part IX, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Azande and Related Peoples of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Belgian Congo

East Central Africa Part IX, 1st Edition

By P. T. W. Baxter, Audrey Butt


148 pages

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Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, originally published between 1950 and 1977, collected ethnographic information on the peoples of Africa, using all available sources: archives, memoirs and reports as well as anthropological research which, in 1945, had only just begun.

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 or available as a pdf from the publishers.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Azande Group of Tribes 1. General 2. An Outline of Zande History 3. Classification of Incorporated, Subject and Neighbouring Peoples 4. Ecology 5. The Formal Political Structure of Zande Society 6. Social and Kinship Organization 7. Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic 8. Zande Religion Part 2 1. The Ndogo-Sere Group 2. The Moru-Madi Group 3. The Bongo-Baka Group

About the Series

Ethnographic Survey of Africa

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies