Lagae, C. R.. The Azande or Niam-Niam: Zande organizations, religious and magical beliefs, family customs

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Title: The Azande or Niam-Niam: Zande organizations, religious and magical beliefs, family customs

Published in: Bibliotheque-Congo -- Vol. 18

Published By: Bibliotheque-Congo -- Vol. 18 Bruxelles: Vromant and Co., 1926. 224 p., plates [incomplete]

By line: C. R. Lagae

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Azande (FO07)

Subjects: Localized kin groups (618); Revelation and divination (787); Sorcery (754); Magicians and diviners (791); Chief executive (643); Mode of marriage (583); Arranging a marriage (584);

Abstract: An excellent work, especially on general social organization, ceremonies surrounding the individual’s life crises, and secret societies. Material on religion is subject to highly theoretical interpretation. The section on religion and magic has been utilized by Evans-Pritchard and compared with his own data (source number 2), where it is best consulted.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: fo07-003

Document Type: component part(s) monograph

Language: English translation from Frenc

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Translation of: Les Azande ou Niam-Niam: L’organisation Zande, croyances religieuses et magiques, coutumes familiales The original French text is not included This document consists of excerpts

Translated for the HRAF files by JMA and MC

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: JMA; 1950-1956

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Central African Republic

LCSH: Zande (African people)

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