Schultze, Leonhard Sigmund, 1872-1955. In Namaland and the Kalahari

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Chapter Xii The Hottentots

Capitulum I The Body And Its Care

A. The External Appearance Of A Hottentot Has Little That Is Attractive.

B. Posture Of The Resting Body

C. Expression Of Emotions

D. Nourishment

1. Animal Food

2. Vegetable Foods

3. Luxuries

4. Salt

5. Eating Meals

E. Care Of The Skin

1. Cleanliness

2. Massage

3. Cosmetics

4. Care Of The Hair

F. Medicine

1. Surgical Treatment

2. Midwifery

3. Use Of Medicine

4. Magic

Capitulum Ii The Hut And Handicrafts

A. The Hut

1. Material And Construction

B. Preparation Of Leather

2. Letting The Skin Rot, /ō/ō

3. Fresh Drying

4. Mixed Treatment

C. Rope Making

D. Wood Carving And Basket Weaving

E. Use Of Clay, Stone And Metal

Capitulum Iii The Hottentot's Mode Of Living

A. Domestic Animals And Cattle Industry

1. Cattle

2. The Sheep And The Goat

3. Differentiating The Individuals In A Herd Of Cattle

4. The Horse

B. The Hunt

1. The Wild Animals *

2. The Kinds Of Hunting

Capitulum Iv Social Life

A. Family

1. Establishing A Family

2. Intra-family Relationships

3. Name Giving

4. Children's Games

5. The Dissolution Of The Family

B. The Tribal Community

1. Property

2. Sexual Relations

3. Power

C. The Relationship Of The Hottentots To The Foreign Races In Their Home And Neighborhood

1. Personal Relations With The Other Natives Of South Africa

2. The Relationship Of The Hottentots To The White Race

Capitulum V Intellectual Activity

A. The Language Of The Hottentots

1. The Clicks

2. The Musical Modifications Of The Nama Sounds

3. Orthography

B. Knowledge Of Nature

1. Flora And Fauna

2. Astronomy

C. Rudiments Of Art

1. The Musical Pantomime

2. The Reed-dance Song

3. Songs Without Dance And Pantomime

4. The Dance Without Accompaniment

D. Beginnings Of A Literature

1. Point Of Origin

A. Animal Voices

B. Cries

2. Folk Tales Of The Hottentots

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E) Concluding Remarks The Hottentots' Relation To Invading Culture

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Title: In Namaland and the Kalahari

Published By: Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1907. HRAF ms: 1-322 p. [original: 170-549 p.]: [incomplete]

By line: Leonhard Schultze

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Khoi (FX13)

Subjects: Descriptive somatology (142); Ontogenetic data (145); History (175); Tribe and nation (619); Body alterations (304); Postures (516); Etiquette (576); Diet (262); Food preparation (252); Dairying (234); Hunting and trapping (224); Collecting (222); Fauna (136); Flora (137); Normal garb (291); Dwellings (342); General tools (412); Phonology (194);

Abstract: Schultze, a zoologist at the University of Jena, based this thorough and comprehensive study on fieldwork done during a three-year stay in the area. The source includes portions on physical anthropology, linguistics and the folklore of the Nama, including the original texts. Hunting and food-raising are dealt with in detail, as is the life-cycle, acculturation, kinship and government. Also included are data on games, music, flora and fauna, and material culture.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: fx13-001

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English translation from German

Note: Translation of: [Aus Namaland und Kalahari]. Translated for the HRAF files by Elizabeth C. Knight and Theodore Ziolkowski.

Field Date: 1903-1905

Evaluation: Natural Scientist-5

Analyst: James R. Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: 1900-1907

Coverage Place: South Africa

LCSH: Khoisan (African people)


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