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  • The Web of Kinship Among the Tallensi: The Second Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe book cover

    The Web of Kinship Among the Tallensi

    The Second Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe, 1st Edition

    By Meyer Fortes

    Originally published in 1949, this book takes the analysis of Tale social structure further. It shows how the patriarchal principle regulates domestic life and thus moulds individual development among the Tallensi. The analysis of the inter-connexion of Legal, econoic and personal relationships…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Horse in West African History: The Role of the Horse in the Societies of Pre-Colonial West Africa book cover

    The Horse in West African History

    The Role of the Horse in the Societies of Pre-Colonial West Africa, 1st Edition

    By Robin Law

    Originally published in 1980 and here re-issued with an updated preface, this book deals with the role of the horse in the societies of West Africa during the pre-colonial period. It traces the history of its introduction and its diffusion within West Africa, and examines the problems of…

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  • The Dynamics of Clanship Among the Tallensi: Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe book cover

    The Dynamics of Clanship Among the Tallensi

    Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe, 1st Edition

    By Meyer Fortes

    Originally published in 1945, this book analyses Tale social structure at the level of corporate group organization. Tale culture is discussed primarily as the content of social relations and not in its own right. Customs, beliefs, conventional usages, religious values are examined as indices of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Town and Country in Central and Eastern Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Twelfth International African Seminar, Lusaka, September 1972 book cover

    Town and Country in Central and Eastern Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Twelfth International African Seminar, Lusaka, September 1972, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Parkin

    Originally published in 1975, the studies in this volume examine the range of factors which mediate the development of social processes in both town and country: as well as migration there is the ebb and flow of beliefs, ideologies and educational and occupational opportunities. It considers the…

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  • The Changing Economy of the Lower Volta 1954-67: A Study in the Dynanics of Rural Economic Growth book cover

    The Changing Economy of the Lower Volta 1954-67

    A Study in the Dynanics of Rural Economic Growth, 1st Edition

    By Rowena M. Lawson

    Originally published in 1972 this study analyses the process of economic growth and social change in the riparian communities of the Lower Volta River in Ghana, which came about in large part due to the construction of the Volta dam in 1963. With its completion many of the riparian communities were…

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  • Pastoralism in Tropical Africa book cover

    Pastoralism in Tropical Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Théodore Monod

    Originally published in 1975, the papers collected in this volume review African pastoralism in both West and East Africa, in relation to economy, ecology, social and community organisation, kinship, inter-group relations, modern administrative attitudes and policies and problems of development.…

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  • The New Elites of Tropical Africa book cover

    The New Elites of Tropical Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by P. C. Lloyd

    Originally published in 1966, this book brings together papers dealing with the emergence and development of elites in sub-Saharan Africa among social categories ranging from farmers and women market traders through foremen and merchants to administrators and managers in government and industry.…

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

    The Ovimbundu Under Two Sovereignties

    A Study of Social Control and Social Change Among a People of Angola, 1st Edition

    By Adrian C. Edwards

    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…

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  • The Chiga of Western Uganda book cover

    The Chiga of Western Uganda

    1st Edition

    By May M. Edel

    Originally published in 1957, this is an account of the Chiga, a Bantu tribe of Western Uganda. The Chiga are an independent farming people who have no tribal organization, and unlike the neighbouring East African peoples of a similar culture, no caste system. For this reason they are of particular…

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  • Changing Social Structure in Ghana: Essays in the Comparative Sociology of a new State and an old Tradition book cover

    Changing Social Structure in Ghana

    Essays in the Comparative Sociology of a new State and an old Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Jack Goody

    Originally published in 1975, this book presents the results of research into social change in Ghana. The book looks in detail at the problems of particular sub-groups and sectors in one single nation and they show that the field-worker with a wide comparative background in the range of…

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  • Valenge Women: Social and Economic Life of the Valenge Women of Portuguese East Africa book cover

    Valenge Women

    Social and Economic Life of the Valenge Women of Portuguese East Africa, 1st Edition

    By E. Dora Earthy

    When first published in 1933, this monograph shed new light on the life of the Valenge women of Portuguese East Africa. It discusses their social organisations, family relationships, education, tribal customs, and contains detailed information concerning initiation rites, religion, magic and…

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  • Kikuyu: Social and Political Institutions book cover

    Kikuyu

    Social and Political Institutions, 1st Edition

    By H. E. Lambert

    Originally published in 1956, the main emphasis of the book is on the complex age-set organization which constitutes the framework within which the life of every Kikuyu is regulated from infancy to old age. The book shows how the political and territorial organization, the judicial system and the…

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