Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute.
The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise, critical and (for its time) accurate, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows: Physical EnvironmentLinguistic DataDemographyHistory & Traditions of OriginNomenclatureGroupingCultural Features: Religion, Witchcraft, Birth, Initiation, BurialSocial & Political Organization: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, Warfare & JusticeEconomy & TradeDomestic ArchitectureEach of the 50 volumes will be available to buy individually, and these are organized into regional sub-groups: East Central Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Central Africa, Western Africa, and Central Africa Belgian Congo.
The volumes are supplemented with maps, available to view on routledge.com or available as a pdf from the publishers.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 95 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/01/2017
- Category: Indigenous peoples
- ISBN: 9781138234482
- Paperback / softback from £26.65
- EPUB from £27.77
- PDF from £27.77