Kuper, Hilda. The Shona

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Title: The Shona

Published in: The Shona and Ndebele of Southern Rhodesia, by Hilda Kuper. The Ndebele. By A.J.B. Hughes and J. van Velsen.

Published By: The Shona and Ndebele of Southern Rhodesia, by Hilda Kuper. The Ndebele. By A.J.B. Hughes and J. van Velsen. London: International African Institute, 1954. 9-40, 120-125 p.

By line: [by] Hilda Kuper

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

Culture: Shona (FS05)

Subjects: Identification (101); Tribe and nation (619); Location (131); Linguistic identification (197); Topography and geology (133); Population (161); History (175); External relations (648); Clans (614); Lineages (613); Inheritance (428); Arranging a marriage (584); Regulation of marriage (582); Age stratification (561); Mode of marriage (583); Real property (423); Domesticated animals (231); Hunting and trapping (224); Community structure (621); Districts (634); Chief executive (643); Judicial authority (692); Spirits and gods (776); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Sorcery (754);

Abstract: This is an excellent introduction to Shona ethnography. Tribal and subtribal identification, language, geography, demography, history, social and political organization, economy, and religion are all covered to some extent in this work.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: fs05-001

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: John Beierle; 1991

Coverage Date: 1920-1954

Coverage Place: Zimbabwe and Mozambique

LCSH: Shona (African people)

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