Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-. Culture Summary: Tonga

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Title: Culture Summary: Tonga

Published By: New Haven: Human Relations Area Files, 2013.: online document

By line: Elizabeth Colson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2014.

Culture: Tonga (FQ12)

Subjects: Identification (101); Culture summary (105);

Abstract: This is a culture summary of the Tonga people. Information is presented on major aspects of the Tonga culture.

Document Number: 0

Document ID: fq12-000

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: This cultural summary is from the article "Tonga" by Elizabeth Colson, in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures Vol. 9, Africa and the Middle East, John Middleton, Amal Rassam, Candice Bradley, and Laurel L. Rose, eds., Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall & Co. 1995. Ian Skoggard updated the population figures in June 2012. Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: Ian Skoggard; 2012

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: southern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe

LCSH: Tonga (Zambezi people)//Tsonga (African people)


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