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Contribution to the ethnography of Africa

Sture Lagercrantz

Contribution to the ethnography of Africa

by Sture Lagercrantz

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sture Lagercrantz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN645 .L34 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 430 p. :
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4406662M
      ISBN 100837151929
      LC Control Number79009801

      Thinking Allowed in association with the British Sociological Association announces the shortlist for the annual award for a study that has made a significant contribution to ethnography: the in. There were some excellent kernels of ideas hidden away in all of the tedium of prose, but overall it is not a highly recommended book. Many other books address ideas of American identity, African identity, ethnography of travel/tourism, and media reductionism far s: 1.

      South Africa boasts the largest private security sector in the entire world, reflecting deep anxieties about violence, security, and governance. Twilight Policing is an ethnographic study of the daily policing practices of armed response officers--a specific type of private security officer--and their interactions with citizens and the state police in Durban, South Africa. "Annie Coombes' pioneering book, based on thorough interdisciplinary research, makes a major contribution toward understanding the imperial consciousness of Victorian and Edwardian Britain, particularly in regards to Africa The book is readable, carefully organized, well-argued, and documented with interesting photographs and illustrations.

      M.H. Agar, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, ‘ Ethnography,’ as used traditionally, labeled a research process where an anthropologist lived in a small community to learn the details of their daily also labeled the book-length report that summarized that research. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the meaning of the term has shifted. the Medieval Civilisations of Africa, Africa Traditional Economies, Spread of Christianity and Islam in Africa, African Reaction to Colonial Rule, the Rise of Nationalism, Decolonisation of Africa, Wars of Liberation in Africa and finally The Independent Africa. The book is appropriately referenced with Bibliography and Index.


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