Andifasi, Jaison. An analysis of Roora

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Title: An analysis of Roora

Published in: Shona customs; essays by African writers, edited by Clive and Peggy Kileff

Published By: Shona customs; essays by African writers, edited by Clive and Peggy Kileff Gwelo, Rhodesia: Mambo Press, 1970. 28-32 p.: ill.

By line: Jaison Andifasi

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Shona (FS05)

Subjects: Mode of marriage (583); Domesticated animals (231); Arranging a marriage (584); Gift giving (431); Etiquette (576); Family relationships (593);

Abstract: This document is one of twenty essays on Shona culture and society, written by Zimbabwean students at various secondary schools and colleges. Selected out of a total of two hundred and eight submitted in an essay competition, the document was originally published in an edited volume. This particular document focuses on roora (bride price).

Document Number: 28

Document ID: fs05-028

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Indigene-5

Analyst: John Beierle; 1991

Coverage Date: 1968-1969

Coverage Place: eastern Zimbabwe

LCSH: Shona (African people)

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