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The Kanyok of Zaire: An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895


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April 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A history of the Kanyok, based on their oral histories, myths and legends.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of maps and figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; 1. Wood and wine, gardens and game; 2. Stratification, symbols and spirits; 3. New legends for new leaders; 4. Serpents and lightning; 5. Dances, moats and myths; 6. Combat, classes, titles and trade; 7. Schisms and slaves, ghosts and guns; 8. Assassinations, alliances and ambushes; Appendix: methodology; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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"...an important contribution to our understanding of precolonial intellectual history in Africa." David Newbury, American Historical Review
EAN: 9780521523103
ISBN: 0521523109
Untertitel: 'African Studies'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2002
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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