New PDF release: Peoples of the Plateau Area of Northern Nigeria: Western

By Harold D. Gunn

Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark sequence in organization with the foreign African Institute. The sequence, released among 1950 and 1977, brings jointly a wealth of formerly un-co-ordinated fabric at the ethnic groupings and social stipulations of African peoples.


Concise, serious and (for its time) actual, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:




  • Physical Environment



  • Linguistic Data



  • Demography



  • History & Traditions of Origin



  • Nomenclature



  • Grouping



  • Cultural beneficial properties: faith, Witchcraft, delivery, Initiation, Burial



  • Social & Political association: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, war & Justice



  • Economy & Trade



  • Domestic Architecture


Each of the 50 volumes can be available for purchase separately, and those are equipped into local sub-groups: East critical Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West imperative Africa, Western Africa, and imperative Africa Belgian Congo.


The volumes are supplemented with maps, on hand to view on routledge.com or to be had as a pdf from the publishers.

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