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Tradition and transition in Southern Africa : festschrift for Philip and Iona Meyer [i.e. Mayer]

Author: Philip Mayer; Iona Mayer; Andrew Spiegel; P A McAllister
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, 1991.
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Named Person: Philip Mayer; Iona Mayer; Iona Mayer; Philip Mayer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Mayer; Iona Mayer; Andrew Spiegel; P A McAllister
ISBN: 1560000503 9781560000501
OCLC Number: 24501483
Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Speaking for themselves / William Beinart --
Social existence and the practice of personal integrity : narratives of resistance on the South African gold mines / Dunbar Moodie --
Kalela, Beni, Asafo, Ingoma and the rural-urban dichotomy / John Argyle --
Migration, incapsulation and ethnicity : Italian villagers in London / Robin Palmer --
The origins of the Indlavini : male associations and migrant labour in the Transkei / William Beinart --
Using ritual to resist domination in the Transkei / P.A. McAllister --
Polygyny as myth : towards understanding extramarital relations in Lesotho / Andrew D. Spiegel --
Where were the guests? Republic Festival 1981 / John Perry and Cassandra Perry --
Kinship authority and political authority in precolonial South Africa / W.D. Hammond-Tooke --
Relying on kin : ex-farm workers' adaptation to life in Grahamstown / C.W. Manona --
Traditional husbands, modern wives? Constructing marriages in a South African township / Virginia van der Vliet --
Abafazi Bathonga Bafihlakala : ethnicity and gender in a KwaZulu border community / David Webster.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew D. Spiegel and Patrick A. McAllister.

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-This richly detailed and generally unpretentious volume makes a significant contribution to South African anthropology.- --Mtimawanjara Mtonga, The International Journal of African Historical Read more...

 
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