Download Books Free


The Shona People Books

  • Autor: M.F.C. Bourdillon
  • Editor: Mambo Press
  • Relaese Date: 01 December 1976
  • ISBN: 0869221884
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 400 pages
  • File Size: 25MB
  • Rating:


Description The Shona People de M.F.C. Bourdillon:

Newly reissued, this book is still regarded as one of the best synthesis of ethnographic research undertaken amongst the Shona people, taking indigenous religion and culture as a starting point. The author, a renowned anthropologist and sociologist of Zimbabwe, examines the historical background and sources of Shona history from the fifteenth century. He details, from anthropological perspectives, kinship and village organisation including patrilineal kinship, Shona marriage and the position of women in Shona society. The author explores the subsistence and cash economies of the Shona peoples, their contribution to commercial farming, their use of land, and their function as a migrant labour force. Further sections focus on chiefship, courts- and interpretations of sickness, personal misfortune, witchcraft, death and the afterlife. The final sections of the book consider the functions of traditional religion at family and tribal levels- the interface between traditional and new religions- and rural and urban influences, amongst the Shona people. Specifics of mcdougal can not be uncovered as well as may be removed on the request in the writer. Maybe you might be considering various other books through the M.F.C. Bourdillon. We had been capable to accumulate the majority of the almost all iformatsii for yourself. Regarding creators: web page will not include open public obtain your training books on the websites simply initial info on it. If you find that web page will be infringing, you should write to people about it so if you're the article writer these textbooks, we're going to punctually clear away websites from the web-site.


Dubey Re: The Shona People

just read Chapter 1, and it is great.

Ironbinder Re: The Shona People

I can honestly say it was one of the best things I've ever read

Elliott Re: The Shona People

I can honestly say it was one of the best things I've ever read

Krucker Re: The Shona People

occur in a book I've never heard, read, and absolutely love it.

Bluefont Re: The Shona People

This is one of those books that is enjoyed from beginning to end. Thank you for sharing!