1st Edition

The Ovimbundu Under Two Sovereignties A Study of Social Control and Social Change Among a People of Angola

By Adrian C. Edwards Copyright 1962
    190 Pages
    by Routledge

    190 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1962, this study discusses the changes in the life of the Ovimbundu from the time of their caravan trade in slaves, rubber, and ivory down to the more recent period when the organization of their chiefdoms was influenced by the Catholic missions, Portuguese administration and wage labour.

    1. The Old Society

    2. The Contemporary Social Environment

    3. Chiefs and Headmen in Gumba

    4. The Internal Structure of Villages

    5. Village Economics

    6. The Catechetical School

    7. Kinship

    8. Marriage

    9. Social Control


    Adrian C. Edwards