Africa and change / [by] Colin M. Turnbull

Author(s): Turnbull, Colin M
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Subjects: Ethnology--Africa
Africa--Social conditions
Africa--Politics and government--1960-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: [1st ed.]
Published: New York, Knopf [1973]
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: 525 p. illus. 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 70039817
ISBN: 0394315200
Contents: Economy, morality, and anthropology: Hughes, A. J. B. Some Swazi views on land tenure. Cohen, A. The social organization of credit in a West African cattle market. Ottenberg, S. Improvement association among the Ibo.--Family, cultural relativism, and self-criticism: Jahado, G. Love, marriage, and social change: letters to the advice column of a West African newspaper. Chaplin, J. H. Wiving and thriving in Northern Rhodesia. Little, K. and Price, A. Some trends in modern marriage among West Africans. Perkin, D. J. Types of urban African marriage in Kampala.--Politics, values, and comparison: Little, K. The political function of the Poro. Lloyd, P. C. Sacred kingship and government among the Yoruba. Lewis, I. M. Modern political movements in Somaliland.--Belief and judgment: Beidelman, T. O. Swazi royal ritual. Needham, R. The left hand of the Mugwe: an analytical note on the structure of Meru symbolism. Shack, W. A. The Mäsqual-Pole: religious conflict and social change in Guargeland. Horton, R. African traditional thought and Western science.--Bibliography (p. )
OCLC Number: 532060
ISBN/ISSN: 0394315200