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The Lugbara of Uganda.

Author: John Middleton
Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1965]
Series: Case studies in cultural anthropology.
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Middleton, John, 1921-2009.
Lugbara of Uganda.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1965]
(OCoLC)574842171
Online version:
Middleton, John, 1921-2009.
Lugbara of Uganda.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1965]
(OCoLC)608201661
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Middleton
OCLC Number: 492118
Description: x, 96 pages illustrations, map 24 cm.
Contents: The people and their country. The country ; Contact with the outside world ; The economy of Lugbaraland ; Farm and settlement --
The form of Lugbara Society. High people and low people ; Myth, time, and space --
Family, clan, and lineage. The family cluster and its elder ; The composition of the family cluster ; Notions of descent ; Clan dispersal ; Host and accessory groups ; Remnant clans ; The lineage system ; Rainmakers and holders of political authority --
The wider community. Interlineage relations and law and order ; Feud and warfare ; Chiefs, headmen, and the administration of justice --
Marriage and maternal kinship. Marriage and exogamy ; Kin by marriage --
Spirit and the ancestors. Offenses and sins ; Spirit and the nature of man ; Death and burial ; Death dances ; Contacting the soul --
The cult of the dead. The ritual position of the elder ; Ghost invocation and vengeance ; Oracles ; The rite of sacrifice ; Witches and sorcerers ; Cult, accusation, and ambition ; The prophetic cult of Yakan --
Conclusion: The changing society.
Series Title: Case studies in cultural anthropology.

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