Bohannan, Paul. The migration and expansion of the Tiv

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Title: The migration and expansion of the Tiv

Published in: Africa -- Vol. 24, no. 1

Published By: Africa -- Vol. 24, no. 1 London: Oxford University Press, 1954. 2-16 p.

By line: Paul Bohannan

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Tiv (FF57)

Subjects: Internal migration (166); External migration (167);

Abstract: The article is a description and analysis of the Tiv migratory movements. The two types of migration, centrifugal expansion and disjunction, are described in relation to their social and economic background, direction, rate of advance, and future trends. For a more detailed study of Tiv settlement patterns and migration, see 18: Bohannan, 'Tiv Farm and Settlement.'

Document Number: 20

Document ID: ff57-020

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1949-1953

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Robert Lee ; 1958

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Benue State, Nigeria

LCSH: Tiv (African people)


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