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Peoples of the Plateau Area of Northern Nigeria : Western Africa (Vol 37) (Hardcover) (Harold D. Gunn)

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Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples.

Concise, critical and (for its time) accurate, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:

  • Physical Environment
  • Linguistic Data
  • Demography
  • History & Traditions of Origin
  • Nomenclature
  • Grouping
  • Cultural Features: Religion, Witchcraft, Birth, Initiation, Burial
  • Social & Political Organization: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, Warfare & Justice
  • Economy & Trade
  • Domestic Architecture

Each of the 50 volumes will be available to buy individually, and these are organized into regional sub-groups: East Central Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Central Africa, Western Africa, and Central Africa Belgian Congo.

The volumes are supplemented with maps, available to view on or available as a pdf from the publishers.

Number of Pages: 114
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Ethnographic Survey of Africa
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Volume number: 37
Author: Harold D. Gunn
Language: English
Street Date: February 2, 2017
TCIN: 51963991
UPC: 9781138239418
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-5062

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