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Author Barnard, Alan (Alan J.)

Title Hunters and herders of southern Africa : a comparative ethnography of the Khoisan peoples / Alan Barnard
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992


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 W'PONDS  305.8961068 Bar/Hah  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ; 85
Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ; 85
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- A note on orthography -- Part I. The Khoisan Peoples: 1. Introduction -- 2. Ethnic classification, origins, and history of the Khoisan peoples -- Part II. A Survey of Khoisan Ethnography: 3. The !Kung -- 4. The !Xo and Eastern Hoa -- 5. The southern Bushmen -- 6. The G/wi and G//ana of the central Kalahari -- 7. The eastern and northern Khoe Bushmen -- 8. The Nharo -- 9. The Cape Khoekhoe and Korana -- 10. The Nama and others -- 11. The Damara and Hai//om -- Part III. Comparisons and Transformations: 12. Settlement and territoriality among the desert-dwelling Bushmen -- 13. Politics and exchange in Khoisan society -- 14. Aspects of Khoisan religious ideology -- 15. Bushman kinship: correspondences and differences;16. Khoe kinship: underlying structures and transformations -- 17. Conclusions -- References -- Index
Analysis Ethnic groups
Southern Africa
Ethnic groups
Southern Africa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-336) and index
Notes Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology no:85
Subject Khoikhoi (African people)
Khoisan (African people)
San (African people)
LC no. 91017705
ISBN 0521411882 (hardback)
0521428653 (paperback)