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Life among the cattle-owning plateau Tonga

Elizabeth Colson

Life among the cattle-owning plateau Tonga

the material culture of a Northern Rhodesia native tribe

by Elizabeth Colson

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Published by Rhodes-Livingstone Museum in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tsonga (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Colson.
    SeriesOccasional papers of the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum -- no. 6
    ContributionsRhodes-Livingstone Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN657.T5 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p., 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17537146M

    There are plenty of Jewish Roots in Africa III Joseph Eidelberg, author of books about the lost ten tribes of Israel, discovered interesting linguistic and cultural similarities between the Hebrew language and Bambara, spoken by an African tribe in Mali, leading to the original publication of Bambara in Here, I am drawing especially on M.R. Dixon-Fyle, ‘Politics and agrarian change among the Plateau Tonga of Northern Rhodesia, c. ’, PhD thesis, University of London, ; ‘Land alienation and the initial African reaction on the Tonga.

    A rotation cycle of about 12 years-about half that of the present-day Plateau Tonga (Allan )- has been postulated, on the basis of the middle levels, for the Isamu Pati. It would seem that the economy of these people was basically similar to those of several modern groups (Fagan a). From the book Mai Weini, A Highland Village in Eritrea by Kjetil Tronvoll () "It is commonly believed among the villagers of Mai Weini that they - that is the Tigrinya speaking people in Akele-Guzai and Hamasien - trace their descent to a common mythical ancestor called King Meroni.

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Author of The Makah Indians, Children's letters, Marriage & the family among the plateau Tonga of Northern Rhodesia, Seven tribes of British Central Africa, Tradition and contract, Seven tribes of Central Africa, Social organization of the Gwembe Tonga, Life among the cattle Written works: Seven tribes of Central Africa.

Tonga. By addressing the people as subjects, it attempts to set right the I See P. Reynolds. Dance Civet Cat: Child Labour in the Zambezi Valley (Harare. Baobab Books; Ohio, Ohio Univ. Press. )., Elizabeth Colson is the author of five monographs. Life among the Cattle File Size: KB.

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