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The historian in tropical Africa : studies presented and discussed at the Fourth International African Seminar at the University of Dakar, Senegal 1961

Author: Jan Vansina; Raymond Mauny; Louis-Vincent Thomas
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
Series: African ethnographic studies of the 20th century, v. 69.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Vansina; Raymond Mauny; Louis-Vincent Thomas
ISBN: 9780429485930 042948593X 9780429941450 0429941455 9780429941467 0429941463 9780429941443 0429941447
OCLC Number: 1049150169
Language Note: English or French.
Notes: Originally published in 1964 by Oxford University Press for the International African Institute.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A. The Techniques of the Historian In Africa --
B. The Historian Faced with Modern Africa --
C. Particular Aspects --
D. Some Elements of Regional History in Africa --
Part 2: Special Studies --
1. Ethno-history of the Empire of Mutapa D.P. Abraham --
2. The Use of Linguistic and Ethnographic Data in the Study of Idoma and Yoruba History --
R.G Armstrong --
3. The Historical Uses of Comparative Ethnography with Special Reference to Benin and the Yoruba --
R. --
E. Bradbury --
4. Traditions orales au Gabon --
H. Deschamps --
6. The Mande and the Akan Hinterland --
J. Goody --
7. Mythes et idologies dans le Rwanda anciet et contemporain --
M. d'Hertefelt --
8. Contibution l'tude de l'histoire de la rgion tchadienne et considrations sur la mthode --
J-P Lebeuf --
9. Les 'fossiles directeurs' en archologie ouest africaine --
R. Mauny --
10. Historical Evidence in Ga Religious Music --
J.H.K Nketia --
11. Kingship and Statelessness Among the Nilotes --
B.E. Ogot --
12. Reflections on the sources of Evidence for the Pre-Colonial History of East Africa --
R.A. Oliver --
13. En qute d'une chronologie ivoirienne --
M.Y. Per --
son --
14. The Beginnings of Hausa Society, A.D. 1000-1500 --
M.G. Smith --
15. De quelques attitudes africaines en matire d'histoire locale --
16. The Use of Process Models in African History --
J. Vansina --
17. The Growth of the Akwapim State: A Study in the Control of Evidence --
I. Wilks.
Series Title: African ethnographic studies of the 20th century, v. 69.
Other Titles: Historien en Afrique tropicale
Responsibility: edited by J. Vansina, R. Mauny and L.V. Thomas.

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