By J. S. La Fontaine
Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark sequence in organization with the overseas African Institute. The sequence, initially released among 1950 and 1977, accumulated ethnographic details at the peoples of Africa, utilizing all to be had resources: information, memoirs and studies in addition to anthropological examine which, in 1945, had simply simply all started.
Concise, serious and (for its time) exact, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:
- Physical Environment
- Linguistic Data
- History & Traditions of Origin
- Cultural good points: faith, Witchcraft, start, Initiation, Burial
- Social & Political association: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, battle & Justice
- Economy & Trade
- Domestic Architecture
Each of the 50 volumes can be available for purchase separately, and those are geared up into local sub-groups: East primary Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West significant Africa, Western Africa, and critical 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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