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Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa.

Monica Hunter Wilson

Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa.

by Monica Hunter Wilson

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Published by Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanganyika.
    • Subjects:
    • Kinship -- Tanganyika,
    • Nyakyusa (African people)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN478 .W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 278 p.
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6218794M
      LC Control Number57002667
      OCLC/WorldCa228306

      The Cambridge History of Africa - edited by A. D. Roberts July Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge History of Africa. Volume 7: From to Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa. London, Wilson, Monica. Communal rituals of the Nyakyusa. Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa. London: Oxford University Press. Communal rituals of the Nyakyusa. London: Oxford University Press. For men and elders: changes in the relations of generations and of men and women among the Nyakyusa-Ngonde people, London: Africana Publishing Company. Wilson M & A Mafeje

      Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "African systems of kinship and marriage". African Systems of Kinship and Marriage is a classic. Seldom out of print since its first publication in , it is still, thirty-six years later, the most wide-ranging and respected survey of these aspects of African social his introduction Radcliffe-Brown provides a masterly analysis of the main features of African kinship systems and the theoretical problems arising from the study.

      Monica Wilson, née Hunter ( - ) was a South African anthropologist, professor of social anthropology at the University of Cape Town.. Monica Wils /5. periods in the field on record.7 Good Company: A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages came out in and was reissued in an American paperback second edition in Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa appeared in , followed by Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa in , the former being reissued by Oxford University Press in She alsoFile Size: KB.


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The rituals of kinship express, first and foremost, the differentiation and the unity of agnatic lineages. In all the rituals members of a lineage act together Skip to main contentAuthor: Monica Wilson. Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa. Originally published inanalyses the rituals celebrated by groups of kinsmen on the occasion of births, marriages and deaths within the age villages of the Nyakyusa.

the connection between the form of the rituals and the kinship structure is by: The first, Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa, appeared in It took as its subject the rituals associated with birth, marriage, and death, and the interrelation of these with the kinship structure.

In this second volume, Wilson.5/5. Burial rites --Farewell to the dead --The ritual of puberty and marriage --The ritual of birth --The ritual of abnormal birth --Rituals of misfortune --The participants --The Nyakyusa conception of reality --The sociological analysis of the rituals of kinship --Reports of particular funerals --Local variations in the death ritual --Marriage negotiations and gifts --Misfortunes attributed to the.

Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa. [London] Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Monica Wilson; International African Institute.

ETHNOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY: Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa. M onica W ilsonAuthor: Max Gluckman. Title: Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa Published By: Original publisher London: Oxford University Press for the International African Institute.

xii, p., 8 plates ill. By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Monica Hunter Wilson. Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa by Monica Wilson; Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa by Monica Wilson (pp.

) Review by: Godfrey Lienhardt DOI: / There is no doubt that the sacrifices to the dead chiefs and heroes and the traditional rituals of kinship supported the former political and kinship structure of the Nyakyusa. Their performance compelled co-operation between kinsmen,^ between neighbouring chiefs, aiid.

This book offers a challenge to idealist and interpretative accounts of African participation in twentieth-century religious forms, and argues for a politically grounded analysis of historical processes.

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Descendants of the "divine kings" (the Lwembe of Nyakyusa, the Kyungu of Ngonde) performed important rituals for the well-being of the country at large, such as ceremonies of national purification.

There were also commoner priests and diviners, who worked together with the chiefs to avert misfortune. Wilson, Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa (London, ); Monica Wilson,Good Company: a Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages (London, ); Monica Wilson,Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa(London, ); Monica Wilson,For Men and Elders: Change in the Relationships of Generations and of Men and Women among the Nyakyusa-Ngonde.

Monica H. Wilson Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa. Monica H. Wilson Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa. Monica H. Wilson For Men and Elders. Wishlade Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland. Through presentation of much case material. and careful analyses of the meaning of the actions and indirect statements of the.

participants, the author documents her thesis that ritual was the integrating force. with the widest range in traditional Nyakyusa : Edgar V. Winans. Among the Ndembu of Northern Rhodesia, the importance of ritual in the lives of villagers is striking.

Hardly a week passes, in a small neighbourhood, without a ritual drum being heard in one or other of its villages. This is a preview of subscription content, to check by: KINSHIP AMONG THE SWAZI By hilda kuper Lecturer. NYAKYUSA KINSHIP By monica wilson Professor of Anthro.

KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG THE TSWANA. African Systems of Kinship and Marriage International Institute of African Languages and Cultures Snippet view.

Geschichte, Ritual und identität in Unyakyusa von ca. bisAlbert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg () Wilson, Monica -- "Nyakyusa Kinship", in African Systems of Kinship and Marriage (Eds.

A. R. Radcliffe-Brown and Daryll Forde), London.Richards, Çhisungu,and Monica Wilson, Rituals of Kinship among the Nyakyusa, o These books were preceded by studies of the social organization of the peoples concerned; in this we have the key to the modern approacho The anthropologist does not analyse myth and ritual in s spiritual vacuum0 divorced.The Nyakyusa (also called the Sokile, Ngonde or Nkonde) are an African ethnic and linguistic group who live in the fertile mountains of southern Tanzania and northern Malawi—former German East speak the Nyakyusa language, a member of the Bantu language the Nyakusa population was estimated to number 1, with.