Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. The Nuer of the Southern Sudan

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Title: The Nuer of the Southern Sudan

Published in: African political systems, edited by Meyer Fortes and E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Published By: African political systems, edited by Meyer Fortes and E. E. Evans-Pritchard London: Oxford University Press, 1940. 272-296 p.: ill., map

By line: By E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Nuer (FJ22)

Subjects: Culture summary (105); Age stratification (561); Lineages (613); Tribe and nation (619);

Abstract: This article briefly summarizes Nuer culture and emphasizes the political functions of its social systems. Tribal system, lineage system, age-system, and the settling of feuds and disputes are described and analyzed. No new information is presented beyond that to be found in greater detail in 1: Evans-Pritchard, The Nuer.

Document Number: 10

Document ID: fj22-010

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: 1931-1936

Evaluation: Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: Louise E. Sweet ; 1957

Coverage Date: 1930-1936

Coverage Place: Sobat and Jonglei Provinces, Sudan

LCSH: Nuer (African people)

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