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Ethnology of A-Kamba and Other East African Tribes

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The first ethnography of the Kamba, written by C. W Hobley (1867-1947) and first published in 1910. The first ethnography of the K... Weiterlesen
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The first ethnography of the Kamba, written by C. W Hobley (1867-1947) and first published in 1910.

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The first ethnography of the Kamba, written by C. W. Hobley (1867 1947) and first published in 1910.



Zusammenfassung
C. W. Hobley (1867-1947) was a colonial administrator stationed in Kenya between 1894 and 1921. This ethnography contains detailed descriptions of the social, political and economic life of the indigenous Kenyan Kamba people with accounts of their cultural practices. This was the first published ethnography of this people.

Inhalt

Preface; Prefatory note; Part I: 1. Distribution of the A-Kamba; 2. Physical characteristics; 3. Food, meals, etc.; 4. Personal ornamentation, etc.; 5. Agriculture and crops; 6. Cattle brands, etc.; 7. Industries and arts; 8. Dress, personal ornaments, etc.; 9. Weapons, warfare, etc.; 10. Social and other grades of kinship; 11. Salutations, measurement of time, natural phenomena, dances, riddles, etc.; 12. Miscellaneous; 13. Birth customs; 14. Marriage customs; 15. Death and burial customs; 16. Circumcision; 17. Law, land tenure, etc.; 18. Religion and beliefs; 19. Medicine men, magic, etc.; 20. Prohibitions, omens, etc.; 21. Folk lore; Part II: 1. Social organization of the Masai; 2. Names of children, shield patterns, cattle brands; 3. Early colonization of British east African highlands; 4. A-Kikuyu history and notes on land tenure, magic, etc.; 5. Notes on the Mogogodo tribe, with vocabulary; 6. Notes on the Mweru tribe; 7. Notes on the Sambur, Laikipiak, Elgeyo, Uasingishu tribes and their sub-divisions; Appendix; Index; Map.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Ethnology of A-Kamba and Other East African Tribes
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EAN: 9781108010443
ISBN: 978-1-108-01044-3
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 250
Gewicht: 322g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T14mm
Jahr: 2010

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