By Hilda Kuper
Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark sequence in organization with the overseas African Institute. The sequence, released among 1950 and 1977, brings jointly a wealth of formerly un-co-ordinated fabric at the ethnic groupings and social stipulations of African peoples.
Concise, severe and (for its time) actual, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:
- Physical Environment
- Linguistic Data
- History & Traditions of Origin
- Cultural positive factors: faith, Witchcraft, delivery, Initiation, Burial
- Social & Political association: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, struggle & Justice
- Economy & Trade
- Domestic Architecture
Each of the 50 volumes might be available for purchase separately, and those are prepared into local sub-groups: East vital Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West crucial Africa, Western Africa, and imperative Africa Belgian Congo.
The volumes are supplemented with maps, to be had to view on routledge.com or on hand as a pdf from the publishers.
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The Swazi: Southern Africa Part I: Volume 23 by Hilda Kuper