• 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,…

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

  • African Farmers in Rhodesia: Old and New Peasant Communities in Karangaland book cover

    African Farmers in Rhodesia

    Old and New Peasant Communities in Karangaland, 1st Edition

    By A K H Weinrich

    Originally published in 1975 this book analyses the factors making for success and failure in agricultural development among black Zimbabweans during the 20th century. A detailed analysis is given of 2 tribal trust lands, including government policies and administrative control of these areas,…

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

  • The African Today book cover

    The African Today

    1st Edition

    By Diedrich Westermann

    Originally published in 1934, and inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book nevertheless remains an important volume in African sociology and psychology. Topics such as race, economics, family and kinship, tribal organization, ritual and the supernatural, language and…

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

  • Good Company: A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages book cover

    Good Company

    A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages, 1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1951 this book is a study of village system in southern Tanzania, which at the time of publication was thought to be unique. Each village consisted not of a group of kinsmen but an age-set: a group of male contemporaries, together with their wives and young children. The…

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

  • Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa book cover

    Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1959, this book includes detailed accounts of Nyakyusa traditions of origin,  osmology and moral values, often in direct quotations from informants, while part of the book is devoted to a description of Christian missions, the growth of African churches and the conflict…

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

  • Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa book cover

    Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1957, analyses the rituals celebrated by groups of kinsmen on the occasion of births, marriages and deaths within the age villages of the Nyakyusa. the connection between the form of the rituals and the kinship structure is examined. The symbolism of the rituals throws great…

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

  • For Men and Elders book cover

    For Men and Elders

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1977, this volume completes with a wealth of case material and against the background of a whole century, Monica Wilson's detailed study of the Nyakyusa-Ngonde people of Tanzania and Malawi. The unusual age-village system for which the Nyakyusa are well known has broken down…

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

  • Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland book cover

    Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland

    1st Edition

    By R. L. Wishlade

    Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the…

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

  • Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies book cover

    Researching Early Childhood Education for Sustainability

    Challenging Assumptions and Orthodoxies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Elliott, Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Julie Davis

    This book captures the now burgeoning research field of early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS) and comprises insights from an ever-widening and diverse pool of researchers, who are promoting, engaging, and explaining the latest ECEfS research in the light of local, national, and…

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    Routledge

  • Organised Labour: An Introduction to Trade Unionism book cover

    Organised Labour

    An Introduction to Trade Unionism, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1924. This book provides a balanced picture of Trade Unionism as it was in the 1920s. The study opens with a brief outline of Trade Union history, before examining Trade Unions’ structure, its place in government, and the internal issues that Trade Unions faced. Organised Labour…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Maria Quatraro, Pietro Grussu

    The book examines the major issues in perinatal clinical psychology with the presence of theoretical information and operational indications, through a biopsychosocial approach. The multiplicity of scientific information reported makes this book both a comprehensive overview on the major perinatal…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Nature of the City: Green Infrastructure from the Ground Up book cover

    Nature of the City

    Green Infrastructure from the Ground Up, 1st Edition

    By Tom Armour, Andrew Tempany

    This is a practical guide to delivering green infrastructure from the ground up and bringing nature in to the built environment. Exploring the process of delivery through an array of design approaches and case studies, it demystifies the concept and provides the tools for practical implementation -…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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