East African Societies

East African Societies

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Focussing on the mechanics of social change and the interaction between ethnic groups, cultures, structures and value systems the background questions of ecology, demography and history are also examined and the process of urbanization and rural revolution described. Trends in marriage and family life, education and religious ideas are also discussed and case studies from each country included. First published in 1974.
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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 9.14mm | 204g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138861952
  • 9781138861954

Table of contents

1. The Anatomy of Change in East Africa2. Ecology and Demography3. Peopling Theories and Short History4. Conservative Pastoral Societies5. Chieftain Societies6. Urbanization7. The Rural Revolution8. Marriage and Family Life9. Socialization and Education10. Religious Trends11. Spirit Possession and Communities of Affliction12. Witchcraft and Sorcery13. Case: The Urban Host Tribe 14. Case: The Developing Agricultural Community 15. Case A Rural Re-settlement Area in Southern Tanzania
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