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Umbundu kinship and character

Author: Gladwyn Murray Childs
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018.
Series: African ethnographic studies of the 20th century, v. 15.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1013827618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gladwyn Murray Childs
ISBN: 9781351022729 1351022725 9781351022736 1351022733 9781351022712 1351022717 9781351022743 1351022741
OCLC Number: 1049150019
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover page; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; Title page; Copyright page; PREFACE; NOTE ON ORTHOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN WORDS USED; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I HABITAT; Morphology; Climate; Environmental Factors; Neighbouring peoples; European Administration, Communications, Missions; Widespread use of Umbundu; BIBLIOGRAPHY; PART ONE SOCIAL STRUCTURE; CHAPTER II POLITICAL AND SOCIAL LIFE; The Tribe; The King; Sub-Tribes; The Village; The Village Plan; The Villagers; Social Life of the Village; The Village Headman; Moving a Village; CHAPTER III KINSHIP The HouseholdKinship Blood Relatives; Classificatory System of Relationship.; TABLES OF UMBUNDU TERMS OF BLOOD RELATIONSHIP; The Kin Relatives by Marriage; TABLE OF UMBUNDU TERMS OF RELATIONSHIP BY MARRIAGE; TABLES OF RELATIVES WITH WHOM MARRIAGE IS PREFERRED; Sorcery; The Hierarchy of Age; Umbundu Social Structure: Summary; GENEALOGICAL TABLE; CHAPTER IV SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; FOR CHAPTERS II AND III; FOR CHAPTER IV; PART TWO INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION; CHAPTER V THE UMBUNDU BABY; Birth; Twins; Naming; The Period of Lying-in (Ocitete); Babyhood Proper The Sitting Baby or Toddler (Ocisembe)Crawling; Teething; Speech; Weaning; Cleanliness; Language; Physical development; CHAPTER VI CHILDHOOD; The Child; 1. Psychological.; 2. Social Usage.; 3. Training in skills.; Later Childhood; Acquiring skills; CHAPTER VII ADOLESCENCE; From Puberty until Marriage; SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS V-VII; CHAPTER VIII ANALYSIS OF UMBUNDU DEVELOPMENT; The theory of personality; Education and Society; Social Adjustment; The Umbundu Estimate of Character; CHAPTER IX EDUCATIONAL EVALUATIONS; Character; Educational Method; Educational Content; Instrumentalities European Influences I6OO-1770European Influences 1770-1840; Dominant Tendencies 1840-74; Period of the Rubber Trade, 1814~1911; Red Rubber, 1886-19oo; Recent Developments; Currency; Land; Health; Religious Development; SYNCHRONIZED CHART OF THE PORTUGUESE HISTORY OF; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS AND SOURCES; INDEX
Series Title: African ethnographic studies of the 20th century, v. 15.
Responsibility: Gladwyn Murray Childs.

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