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Man in Africa.

Author: Mary Douglas; Phyllis Mary Kaberry; Cyril Daryll Forde
Publisher: London, New York Tavistock Publications, 1969.
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Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1969 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes,  Read more...

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Man in Africa.
London, New York [etc.] Tavistock Publications, 1969
(OCoLC)575469066
Online version:
Man in Africa.
London, New York [etc.] Tavistock Publications, 1969
(OCoLC)631144568
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas; Phyllis Mary Kaberry; Cyril Daryll Forde
ISBN: 0422719005 9780422719001 0415263948 9780415263948
OCLC Number: 25244
Notes: "Distributed in the U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble, Inc."
Essays dedicated to Daryll Forde.
Description: xxvii, 372 pages 8 plates, illustrations, 3 maps 23 cm
Contents: Foreword, by M.G. Smith.--the cultural units of Africa: a classificatory problem, by J. Maquet.--Patrimonialism and gerontocracy in Benin political culture, by R.E. Bradbury.--From fishing village to city-state: a social history of New Calabar, by R. Horton.--From nomadism to cultivation: the expansion of political solidarity in southern Somalia, by I.M. Lewis.--The influence of habitat and trade on the polities of Oyo and Ashanti, by P. Morton-Williams.--The politics of law, by J.A. Barnes.--Is mat iliny doomed in Africa? By M. Douglas.--Unilineal fact or fiction: a further contribution, by R. Harris.--Differentiation and the segmentary principle in two societies, by M.G. Smith.--Witchcaft of the sun: Incest in Nso, by P.M. Kaberry.--
Femininity in Yoruba religious art, by C. Odugbesan.--Friends and twins in Bangwa, by R. Brain.--Symbolization and patterning in the circumcision rites of two Bantu-speaking societies, by V.W. Turner. The Bushong poison ordeal, by J. Vansina.--Oracles and divination among the Lugbara, by J. Middleton.--The cult of the Borl spirits among the Hausa, by M. Onwuejeogwu.--Death, dreams, and the ancestors in Marabila culture, by F. Rehfisch.--The riddle of the sphinx-monkey, by C.J. Jolly and P.J. Ucko.--Africa's contribution to palaeopathology: from the past to the future, by D.R. Brothwell.--Bibliography of Professor Daryll Forde, compiled by K. Attwood (p. 349-353).
Responsibility: Edited by Mary Douglas and Phyllis M. Kaberry.

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