The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa. An Ethnographical Survey.

By: SCHAPERA, I. (ed.)

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Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips at top and bottom. Corners rubbed. Small marks to back and front). Not price clipped. Spine and corners slightly rubbed and bumped. Else a clean and tight copy. 453pp.Prof. ills.with b/w plate photographs. An Ethnological Survey of the Bantu-Speaking tribes with photographic plates. Most of the book is devoted to an account of the Bantu as they were before affected by the intrusion of western civilisation. Chapters are included on racial origins, habitat, grouping and ethnic history, social organization, individual development, domestic and communal life, economic activities, government and law, religion and magic, music, traditional literature and language. The four final chapters deal with the extension of European control over the Bantu and the consequent changes in tribal culture.

Title: The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa. An Ethnographical Survey.

Author Name: SCHAPERA, I. (ed.)

Categories: Africa,

Publisher: Cape Town: Maskew Miller Limited. 1966:

Seller ID: 53732

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