Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

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  • Benin Studies book cover

    Benin Studies

    1st Edition

    By R. E. Bradbury

    Edited by Peter Morton-Williams

    This collection of R. E. Bradbury's papers, originally published in 1973 includes edited sections of his (then hitherto) unpublished thesis on the Benin village in Western Nigeria. The book is arranged in 3 parts: historical and political studies of the kingdom of Benin; Benin village organization…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Jakhanke: The History of an Islamic Clerical People of the Senegambia book cover

    The Jakhanke

    The History of an Islamic Clerical People of the Senegambia, 1st Edition

    By Lamin O. Sanneh

    When originally published in 1979, this was the first comprehensive study of the Jakhanke in any language. Despite the 19th ambience of jihad, the Jakhanke maintined their tradition of consistent pacifism and political neutrality which is unique in Muslim Black Africa. Drawing on histories,…

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  • The Gurage: A People of the Ensete Culture book cover

    The Gurage

    A People of the Ensete Culture, 1st Edition

    By William A. Shack

    Originally published in 1966 this study gives a detailed account of all aspects of Gurage life. An introductory chapter on South-West Ethiopia and the history of the area is followed by descriptions of Gurage settlements, ensete (banana-like plants) cultivation, kinship and marriage, the political…

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  • Government in Zazzau: 1800-1950 book cover

    Government in Zazzau

    1800-1950, 1st Edition

    By M. G. Smith

    Originally published in 1960, this is a details study of the successive forms of government in the Hausa chiefdom of Zaria in Northern Nigeria. It presents a comparative analysis of the political organization and development of Zaria under successive Habe, Fulani and British suzerains. The book…

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  • Social Change in Modern Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the First International African Seminar, Makerere College, Kampala, January 1959 book cover

    Social Change in Modern Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the First International African Seminar, Makerere College, Kampala, January 1959, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aidan Southall

    Originally published in 1961, this book analyses economic changes in Africa and the restructuring of social relations to which this hs led. there are also detailed studies of the character of social changes in individual communities. There is a particular focus on changing kinship status and…

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  • The Bavenda book cover

    The Bavenda

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Stayt

    Originally published in 1931 this book was the first detailed ethnographic study of the Bavenda people. It pays particular attention to the double system of kinship groups which is unusual among the Bantu peoples. Richly illustrated with over 60 black and white plates, this books discusses the…

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  • Social and Ritual Life of the Ambo of Northern Rhodesia book cover

    Social and Ritual Life of the Ambo of Northern Rhodesia

    1st Edition

    By Bronislaw Stefaniszyn

    Edited by Raymond Apthorpe

    Originally published in 1964, this is a detailed ethnographic record and sympathetic study of Ambo beliefs and activities. The significance of the clan and the matrilineage are discussed and the organization of the village and chiefdom analysed. Childhood and puberty, marriage, death, succession…

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  • Bantu Prophets in South Africa book cover

    Bantu Prophets in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Bengt Sundkler

    Originally published in 1948 and then updated in 1961 outlines the religious and social background of the Zulus and discusses the rise of the Independent Church Movement. It examines the organization and inner workings of the different Churches, their forms of worship, and the personalities of…

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  • The Bantu of North Kavirondo: Volume 1 book cover

    The Bantu of North Kavirondo

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Wagner

    Originally published in 1949, this is the first of 2 volumes studying the Bantu tribes inhabiting the westernmost part of Kenya. The book analyses family, lineage and clan structure, kinship relations and the various rituals connected with every stage of the human life cycle. Also included is a…

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  • The Bantu of North Kavirondo: Volume 2: Economic Life book cover

    The Bantu of North Kavirondo

    Volume 2: Economic Life, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Wagner

    Originally published in 1956, this second volume of the Bantu of North Kenya (Kavirondo) discusses the traditional Bantu economy, as well as 20th century developments as a result of Western contact. The topics dealt with include technology, food production, land tenure and use, rights in cattle,…

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