Huntingford, George Wynn Brereton. The Kingdom of Kafa

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Title: The Kingdom of Kafa

Published in: The Galla of Ethiopia: the Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero

Published By: The Galla of Ethiopia: the Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero London: International African Institute, 1955. 102-136, 145-146 p.: ill., map

By line: by G. W. B. Huntingford

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Kaffa (MP14)

Subjects: Cultural identity and pride (186); Identification (101); Historical reconstruction (174); Traditional history (173); Linguistic identification (197); Ceramic technology (323); Community structure (621); Classes (565); Congregations (794); Form and rules of government (642); Chief executive (643); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Warfare (726); Aftermath of combat (727); Tillage (241); Domesticated animals (231); Vegetable production (244); Special crops (249); Deliberative councils (646); Administrative agencies (647); Castes (564); Labor supply and employment (464); Internal trade (438); Real property (423); Family relationships (593); Extended families (596); Kin relationships (602); Marriage (580); Gender status (562); Slavery (567); Status, role, and prestige (554); Normal garb (291); Special garments (292); Dwellings (342); Polygamy (595); Cosmology (772); Mythology (773);

Abstract: This document is a general ethnographic survery, broadly introducing Kaffa culture and society based on the author's review of available written sources. Topics covered include traditional history, economic activities, marriage system, kinship rules, political organization, and religious life.

Document Number: 2

Document ID: mp14-002

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Anthropologist-4

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem; 2012

Coverage Date: 1390-1955

Coverage Place: Kaffa, Ethiopia

LCSH: Kaffa (African people)--History

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