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Title:African systems of thought: studies presented and discussed at the third International African Seminar in Salisbury, December 1960
Editors:Fortes, M.ISNI
Dieterlen, G.ISNI
Chapter(s):Present
Year:1965
Issue:3
Pages:392
Language:English
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:1960
philosophy
religion
conference papers (form)
Abstract:The papers brought together in this volume were presented at a seminar on African systems of thought, religious beliefs and ritual, traditional and modern. Part 1 gives a general review of the discussions. Part 2 contains the 21 papers: R.F. Gray on the Sonjo (Tanzania), P.T.W. Baxter on the Boran (Kenya, Ethiopia), V.W. Turner on the Ndembu (Zambia), R.E. Bradbury on the Edo (Nigeria), M. Fortes on ancestor worship in Africa, L. Molet on the Yakoma (Central African Republic, two papers), G. Hulstaert on the Mongo (Zaire), M.G. Marwick on sorcery and witchcraft, J.C. Mitchell on the meaning of misfortune for urban Africans, I.M. Lewis on Somaliland, M.A. Doutreloux on the Kongo (Zaire), B.A. Pauw on the Tswana and the Xhosa-speaking peoples of southern Africa, D.J. Stenning on Ankole District in Uganda, B. Sundkler on the Zulu and the Swazi (South Africa and Swaziland), M.J. Capron on the Bwa (Burkina Faso), G. Dieterlen on the Peul (West Africa), A. Lebeuf on the Fali (Cameroon), M. Gelfand on the Shona of Zimbabwe, M.B. Holas on Côte d'Ivoire, and L.V. Thomas on the Diola (Senegal). Nine papers are in French.
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