Rouch, Jean. Les Songhay

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Chapitre Premier: Situation Géographique Et Climatique

Chapitre Ii: Situation Ethnique Et Historique

1) Nomenclature

2) Groupes Divers Et Répartition Territoriale

A) Songhay Proprement Dits

Maîtres Du Sol

Maîtres Des Eaux

Maîtres De La Brousse

Descendants Des Za Et Des Sonni

Descendants Des Askya

B) Assimilés

C) Divers

3) Populations Voisines

4) Aperçu Démographique

1) Soudan

2) Haute-volta

3) Dahomey

4) Niger

5) Nigeria (anciens Chiffres De Meek)

Total Pour L'afrique Occidentale

5) Histoire Et Origines Traditionnelles

Chapitre Iii: La Langue Songhay

1) Diffusion

2) Dialectes

3) Caractéristiques De La Langue Songhay

4) Classification

Chapitre Iv: Vie Économique

1) Agriculture

Autres Cultures D'appoint

Cultures En Jardins

Produits De Cueillette

Techniques De L'agriculture

2) Élevage

3) Pêche

4) Chasse

5) L'artisanat

6) Activité Commerciale, Les Marchés

7) Migrations Saisonnières

8) Vêtements Et Parures (3)

Chapitre V: Organisation Sociale

1) Formes D'établissement, Habitat

2) Groupements Et Parentés

A) Clans-interdits

B) Parentés Par Plaisanteries

C) La Grande Famille

D) La Famille Réduite

E) Mariage

3) Classes D'âge

4) Associations

5) Esclavage, Castes Et Chefferies

6) Droit Et Propriété

Droit

Propriété

7) Position Des Femmes

Chapitre Vi: Principaux Éléments De La Culture

1) Caractéristiques Physiques Habillement, Cicatrices, Mentalité

2) Cycle De La Vie D'un Individu

3) Religion Et Magie Songhay

1. L'islam

2. Éléments De Métaphysique

3. Cultes

4. La Magie

Chapitre Vii: L'évolution

1) Enseignement Et Assistance Médicale

2) Le Songhay Et L'avenir

Chapitre Viii: Essai De Bibliographie Analytique

1) Bibliographies

2) Ouvrages Généraux

3) Géographie

4) Préhistoire, Archéologie

5) Histoire

Descriptions De Voyageurs Arabes

Ix E Siècle

X E Siècle

Xi E Siècle

Xii E Siècle

Xiii E Siècle

Xiv E Siècle

Xv E Siècle

Xvi E Siècle

Chroniques Soudanaises Écrites En Arabe (« Tarikh »)

Autres Chroniques

Travaux Historiques Contemporains

6) Anthropologie

7) Démographie

8) Linguistique

Lexiques Et Vocabulaires

Textes En Langue Songhay

Études De Linguistique

9) Vie Économique

10) Organisation Sociale

11) Arts Et Religion

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Les Songhay

Published By: Original publisher Paris: Presses universitaires de France. 1954. vii, 100 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication par Jean Rouch

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Songhai (MS20)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Information sources listed in other works (113); Speech (191); Linguistic identification (197); Fishing (226); Tillage (241); Cereal agriculture (243); Domesticated animals (231); Smiths and their crafts (326); Real property (423); Retail marketing (443); Gender status (562); Castes (564); Classes (565); Slavery (567); Lineages (613); Clans (614); Cosmology (772); Spirits and gods (776); Magicians and diviners (791); Religious denominations (795); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This French language monograph provides an overview of Songhai people, culture, and history, including discussions of language, economy (agriculture, livestock raising, fishing), social organization, property, gender, facial tattooing, life cycle, and religion (cosmology, cults, magic). There is an extensive annotated bibliography on the region's geography, archeology, history, anthropology, demography, linguistics, dictionaries, economy, arts, and religion.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. ms20-001

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in French

Note: "Essai de bibliographie analytique": p. [68]-97. Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1941-1942, 1946-1951

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2016

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1941-1951

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Niger and Mali

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Songhai (African people)

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