The Africans

The Africans : An Ethnological Account

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This book treats all of African social interaction as economic in this larger sense (including the various types of marriage, descent, kinship, and political organizations that characterize the continent), and develops a theory of the separation of culture and society that helps bring order to interpretation in ways never done before.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0130186481
  • 9780130186485

Table of contents

1. Perspectives on Africa. 2. A Brief History of SubSaharan Africa. 3. Material Economics. 4. Marriage and Descent. 5. Kinship. 6. Power and Authority. 7. Religion and Philosophy: Great Traditions and Modeling. 8. Religion and Philosophy: Binary Classification and Ritual. 9. Contemporary Africa. Bibliography.show more

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