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Man in Africa / edited by Mary Douglas and Phyllis M. Kaberry.

Contributor(s): Douglas, Mary, 1921-2007 | Kaberry, Phyllis Mary, 1910-1977 | Forde, Cyril Daryll, 1902-1973
Language: English Publisher: London : Tavistock Publications, 1969.Description: xxvii, 372 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., map, port. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0422719005Subject(s): Ethnology -- AfricaOwnership: AES copy has the bookplate of the University of London Institute of Commonwealth Studies (cancelled)
Contents:
Contents: The cultural units of Africa: a classificatory problem / Jacques Maquet; Patrimonialism and gerontocracy in Benin political culture / R.E. Bradbury; From fishing-village to city-state: a social history of New Calabar / Robin Horton; From nomadism to cultivation: the expansion of political solidarity in southern Somalia / I.M. Lewis; The influence of habitat and trade on the polities of Oyo and Ashanti / Peter Morton- Williams; The politics of law / J.A. Barnes; Is matriliny doomed in Africa? / Mary Douglas; Unilineal fact or fiction?: a further contribution / Rosemary Harris; Differentiation and the segmentary principle in two societies / M.G. Smith; Witchcraft of the sun: incest in Nso / Phyllis M. Kaberry; Femininity in Yoruba religious art / Clara Odugbesan; Friends and twins in Bangwa / Robert Brain; Symbolization and patterning in the circumcision rites of two Bantu-speaking societies / Victor W. Turner; The Bushong poison ordeal / Jan Vansina; Oracles and divination among the Lugbara / John Middleton; The cult of the bori spirits among the Hausa / Michael Onwuejeogwu; Death, dreams and the ancestors in Mambila culture / Farnham Rehfisch; The riddle of the sphinx-monkey / Clifford J. Jolly and Peter J. Ucko; Africa's contribution to palaeopathology: from the past to the future / Don R. Brothwell.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: The cultural units of Africa: a classificatory problem / Jacques Maquet; Patrimonialism and gerontocracy in Benin political culture / R.E. Bradbury; From fishing-village to city-state: a social history of New Calabar / Robin Horton; From nomadism to cultivation: the expansion of political solidarity in southern Somalia / I.M. Lewis; The influence of habitat and trade on the polities of Oyo and Ashanti / Peter Morton- Williams; The politics of law / J.A. Barnes; Is matriliny doomed in Africa? / Mary Douglas; Unilineal fact or fiction?: a further contribution / Rosemary Harris; Differentiation and the segmentary principle in two societies / M.G. Smith; Witchcraft of the sun: incest in Nso / Phyllis M. Kaberry; Femininity in Yoruba religious art / Clara Odugbesan; Friends and twins in Bangwa / Robert Brain; Symbolization and patterning in the circumcision rites of two Bantu-speaking societies / Victor W. Turner; The Bushong poison ordeal / Jan Vansina; Oracles and divination among the Lugbara / John Middleton; The cult of the bori spirits among the Hausa / Michael Onwuejeogwu; Death, dreams and the ancestors in Mambila culture / Farnham Rehfisch; The riddle of the sphinx-monkey / Clifford J. Jolly and Peter J. Ucko; Africa's contribution to palaeopathology: from the past to the future / Don R. Brothwell.

AES copy has the bookplate of the University of London Institute of Commonwealth Studies (cancelled)

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