1st Edition

Western Civilization in Southern Africa Studies in Culture Contact

Edited By Isaac Schapera Copyright 2004
    360 Pages
    by Routledge

    360 Pages
    by Routledge

    The book is structured as follows:
    · An introduction of old Bantu culture
    · An account of modern Bantu life
    · Discussion of the influence exerted by Christianity and Education upon communal life of the Bantu
    · Examination of special aspects of Bantu culture as they have been modified by Western civilization: language and music
    · The economic, political and legal positions of the native tribes in South Africa are also covered.
    First published in 1934.

    1. The Old Bantu Culture2. Present-Day Life in the Native Reserves3. Christianity and the Religious Life of the Bantu4. The Educated Native in Bantu Communal Life5. European Influences upon the Development of Bantu Language and Literature6. The Effect of Western Civilization on Bantu Music7. The Economic Condition of the Rural Natives8. Social and Economic condition of the Urban Native9. The Economic Position of the Bantu in South Africa10. Native Administration in South Africa11. Race-Mixture and Native Policy in South Africa12. Bantu Grievances


    Isaac Schapera