Ottenberg, Phoebe. The Afikpo Ibo of eastern Nigeria

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Title: The Afikpo Ibo of eastern Nigeria

Published in: Peoples of Africa, edited by James L. Gibbs, Jr.

Published By: Peoples of Africa, edited by James L. Gibbs, Jr. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1965]. [title p.1]-[title p. 2], 1-39 p.: ill.

By line: Phoebe Ottenberg

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

Culture: Igbo (FF26)

Subjects: Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sociocultural trends (178); Settlement patterns (361); Status, role, and prestige (554); Age stratification (561); Lineages (613); Clans (614); Cult of the dead (769); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: This source provides general data on the Afikpo Igbo. Its topics include: settlement patterns, economic activity, family and household, kinship, social organization and stratification, and religious beliefs. Some limited comparisons are made with other Igbo peoples.

Document Number: 2

Document ID: ff26-002

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-39)

Field Date: 1951-1953, 1959-1960

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4, 5

Analyst: Jan Simpson ; John Beierle ; 1980

Coverage Date: mid-twentieth century

Coverage Place: Afikpo village group, eastern Nigeria

LCSH: Igbo (African people)


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