Bohannan, Paul. Concepts of time among the Tiv of Nigeria

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Title: Concepts of time among the Tiv of Nigeria

Published in: Southwestern journal of anthropology

Published By: Southwestern journal of anthropology Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. 251-262 p.

By line: Paul Bohannan

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

Culture: Tiv (FF57)

Subjects: Ordering of time (805);

Abstract: The way Tiv indicate time over short periods and long periods, including the words for these periods, is discussed by the author within the context of the fact that time is indicated but not measured in this culture. The relation to time concepts to the basic agricultural cycle, and to Tiv market patterns is indicated. The problem of establishing exact geneologies is also discussed.

Document Number: 27

Document ID: ff57-027

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1949-1953

Evaluation: Ethnologist

Analyst: Leslie L. Clark ; 1958

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Benue State, Nigeria

LCSH: Tiv (African people)


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