Green, M. M. (Margaret Mackeson). Ibo village affairs

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Title: Ibo village affairs

Published By: New York: Praeger, [1964]. xvii, 262 p.: ill., map

By line: by M. M. Green

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

Culture: Igbo (FF26)

Subjects: Identification (101); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Status, role, and prestige (554); Age stratification (561); Gender status (562); Sodalities (575); Trial procedure (695); Lineages (613); Clans (614); Community structure (621); Moieties (616); Social relationships and groups (571);

Abstract: The research for this source was funded as a result of the British perception that administrative reorganization was required in Igboland in the 1930's. The Aba Riots of women in 1929-30 alerted the colonial rulers to the need for more information about this sector of the population. Thus, this village study in Owerri Province is both an ethnographic and an intelligence report on the dynamics of decision-making and social control, with particular attention devoted to women's roles.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: ff26-003

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: 1934-1937

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Jan Simpson ; John Beierle ; 1980

Coverage Date: 1930s

Coverage Place: Village of Umueke, Agbaja village group, Owerri Province, Nigeria

LCSH: Igbo (African people)

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