Forde, Cyril Daryll, 1902-. Ibo (Igbo)

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Ibo (igbo)

Part I. General

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Nomenclature

Grouping

Density Of Population

History And Traditions Of Origin

Language

Physical Environment

Climate

Vegetation

Main Features Of Economy

Agriculture

Palm Products

Livestock And Fishing

Trade: Local, Internal And External

Currencies

Technology

Social Organization And Political Structure

Local And Kinship Grouping

Forms Of Settlement: House Types

Marriage

Age Sets

Associations: Title Societies 2

Organs Of Local Government

Legal Procedure

Inheritance

Land Tenure

Slavery

Pawning

Status Of Women

Some Other Cultural Features

Characteristic Values

Appearance And Dress

Birth

Religious Beliefs And Cults

Witchcraft And Sorcery

Burial

Part Ii

I. Northern Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Language

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

(c) Onitsha Town

Distinctive Features

2. Southern Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Density

History And Traditions Of Origin

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

History And Traditions Of Origin

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

3. Western Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Language

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

4. Eastern Ibo (cross River)

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

5. North-eastern Ibo (ogu Uku)

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Distinctive Features

Social Structure

Religious Beliefs And Cults

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Title: Ibo (Igbo)

Published in: The Ibo and Ibibio-speaking peoples of south-eastern Nigeria, by Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones

Published By: The Ibo and Ibibio-speaking peoples of south-eastern Nigeria, by Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones London, New York: Published for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press, 1950. 9-65 p.

By line: By Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Igbo (FF26)

Subjects: Culture summary (105); Tribe and nation (619); Identification (101); Linguistic identification (197); Settlement patterns (361); Lineages (613); Status, role, and prestige (554);

Abstract: This source identifies the various Igbo sub-groups and situates them spatially. The authors illustrate the diversity in the Igbo population by outlining salient characteristic forms of kinship, social organization, religiopus beliefs, economic activity, and material culture. In addition, population fugures and material on origins and migration patterns of the subgroups are included.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: ff26-001

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-65)

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologists-4,5

Analyst: Jan Simpson ; 1980

Coverage Date: early to mid twentieth century

Coverage Place: south-eastern Nigeria -- all IIbo groups; provinces of Onitsha, Owerri, Rivers, Ogoja, Benin and Warri -- now East Central State of the Republic of Nigeria

LCSH: Igbo (African people)

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