Smith, Edwin William, 1876-1957. Addendum to the 'Ila-speaking peoples of Northern Rhodesia'

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Title: Addendum to the 'Ila-speaking peoples of Northern Rhodesia'

Published in: African studies -- Vol. 8

Published By: African studies -- Vol. 8 Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1949.1-9, 53-61 p.

By line: Edwin W. Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2015.

Culture: Ila (FQ06)

Subjects: Cultural identity and pride (186); Traditional history (173); History (175); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Community structure (621); Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Tillage (241); General character of religion (771); Missions (797); Education system (871); Labor supply and employment (464); Medium of exchange (436); Exchange transactions (437); Morbidity (164);

Abstract: After an absence of thirty years, Smith (see Smith and Dale 1920) returned for a brief visit to Ila territory. In the first part of this article he describes the changes that had taken place in Ila society during the intervening years as a result of external influences. In the second part, he presents some new material on sib and lineage composition.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: fq06-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1902-1914, 1947

Evaluation: Missionary, Government Official-5

Analyst: James R. Leary ; 1961

Coverage Date: 1902-1947

Coverage Place: south-central Zambia

LCSH: Ila (African people)


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