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Author Bohannan, Laura, author.

Title The Tiv of Central Nigeria : Western Africa Part VIII / Laura and Paul Bohannan
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Ethnographic survey of Africa ; volume 38
Ethnographic survey of Africa. Western Africa ; pt. 8
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; FOREWORD; CONTENTS; FIGURES; Nomenclature and Demography; Nomenclature; Location and physical environment; Population and distribution; Enclaved groups; Language; History and Traditions of Origin; Traditions of origin; European exploration and penetration; Social Organization and Political Structure; The compound; Lineage and territorial organization; Moral and social functions of the lineage system; Treaties (ikul); Leadership; British administration; Law; Slavery; Pawning; Age-sets; Associations
Main Features of EconomyMigrant labour; Land tenure; Labour groups; Crops and the use of land; Trade and markets; Migration and Expansion; Kinship; Terms of consanguinity; Terms of affinity; Birth, Names, and Circumcision; Cicatrization, Dress, and Adornment; Marriage; Marriage before 1927; Present-day marriage forms; Other forms of marriage; Divorce and Widow Inheritance; Death and Burial; Religion; Jijingi; Tsav; Akombo; The Great Akombo; The Mbatsav; Swem and Sasswood; Bibliography; Index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 31, 2017)
Subject Ethnology -- Nigeria.
Tiv (African people)
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Tiv (African people)
Form Electronic book
Author Bohannan, Paul, author.
ISBN 1315295792