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The English Speaking Mbos of Cameroon : Economic Development and Historical Perspective: 1885-1922 An Assessment Report of J.

Author: G Fonsah; F Fonkeng
Publisher: Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, 2016.
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Fonsah, G.
English Speaking Mbos of Cameroon : Economic Development and Historical Perspective: 1885-1922 An Assessment Report of J.
Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Fonsah; F Fonkeng
ISBN: 9789956763559 9956763551
OCLC Number: 957700582
Notes: 6. Statistics for Kamalumpe Village, Hunyapa, Fotabong Koa Villages, and the Mangen Clan in Summary.
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 --
Introduction; Geographical Boundaries; Minerals Present; Water Supply; Chapter 2 --
History; Historical: The Evolutionary Principles Governing Mangen and Nkongwa History; The German Conquest: 1903-1905; The German Organization Of Nkongwa And Mangen; Pre-German History; The Pre-German Wars Of The Nkongwa Clan; The Pre-German Wars Of The Mangen Clan; Origin Of The Nkongwa Clan And Leading Families; Fonven Element; Fonjungo and Fonke Elements; The Village Of Fonke; Mangen. Chapter 3 --
Mangen VillagesPoints Of Historical Interest In Connection With Mangen Village Areas; Etawang; Elumba; Nssoa; Tanga; Kamalumpe; Hunyapa; Fotabong Koa; Chapter 4 --
The Census; The Census; The Method Employed; The significance of the Figures; Their comparison with 1921 census figures; The Floating population; Chapter 5 --
Village and District Administration; Village Administration; The German pattern; Nkongho village administration; Mangen village administration; The efficiency of village administration in both clans; District Administration; Judicial Matters. The Mbo in relation to Tali Native CourtThe proposed Native court a natural development of thevillage council; The pre-European prevalence of tort; Chapter 6: Agriculture and Land Tenure; Agriculture; Crops grown; The system of cultivation; The degree of skill; The approximate area under cultivation; Land tenure and ownership of sylvan wealth; Arable land; Ownership of sylvan wealth; Chapter 7: Economy; Forest; Industries; Cattle and Livestock; Trade and currency; Chapter 8 --
Infrastructure; Roads, bridges and resthouses; Education and missions; Chapter 9: Taxation. The basis of the tax rate is the profits of industryHistory of taxation; Taxation under the Germans; Taxation scheme prior to assessment; Proposed rate of tax in present assessment; Capitation tax the most suitable form; Persons exempt from taxation; Incidence of present and proposed tax; The advantages of the poll tax; Method of collection and payment; Chapter 10 --
Immigration and Emigration; Immigration and emigration; The origin of Nkongwa and Mangen clans on the evidence of dialect; Slavery; Medical and sanitary; Sanitation; Prevalent diseases and epidemics; Premature marriage. Chapter 11: EthnologyChildhood; Mangen primary customs; Marriage; Divorce; Burial; Inheritance; Nkongwa primary customs; Childhood; Marriage; Divorce; Burial; Inheritance; Societies; Religion and magic; Weapons; Musical instruments; Dress and markings; Miscellaneous; About the Editors; Appendices; 1. District (or Tribal Area) Assessment record; 2. Assessment Map of the Mbo Tribal Area in British Territory (scale: 1/150 000); 3. Statistics --
Tainyikang Group of the Mangen Clan; 4. Statistics --
Nkongwa and Mangen Clans Summary; 5. Statistics for Nkongwa Clan.

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