History and Social Anthropology

Edited by I.M. Lewis

© 2004 – Routledge

338 pages

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Paperback: 9780415866576
pub: 2013-08-28
Hardback: 9780415330336
pub: 2004-02-26

About the Book

Examining the ways in which social anthropologists might gain from and contribute to, historical studies this volume contains papers on historical studies by anthropologists on 19th century Nupe, Yoruba and Benin and 17th century Cameroons in West Africa; on the succession in kingship in Buganda; and on the development of national politics in Albania.

First published in 1968.


'Evidently historians and social anthropologists have something to learn from each other.' - Times Literary Supplement

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General