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Title:Rural communities in the Central African context: the Nkoya of Central Western Zambia
Author:Binsbergen, W.M.J. vanISNI
Book title:Rural communities; 1st pt. societies without writing (Africa - America - Europe). - Paris: Dessain et Tolra. - (Recueils de la Société Jean Bodin pour l'histoire comparative des institutions; 40)
Year:1983
Pages:185-195
Language:English
Geographic term:Zambia
Subjects:Nkoya
rural society
External link:https://hdl.handle.net/1887/8962
Abstract:Nkoya is an ethnic and linguistic label applying to about 50,000 people inhabiting the wooded plateau of Central Western Zambia. The author discusses the valley as the effective rural community and the villages as the main constituent social units within the valley and finally indicates the place of Nkoya society within the context of Central Africa as a whole.
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