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Author Newbury, David S.

Title The land beyond the mists : essays on identity and authority in precolonial Congo and Rwanda / David Newbury ; foreword by Jan Vansina
Published Athens : Ohio University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 444 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Bushi and the historians : historiographical themes in eastern Kivu -- Recent historical research in the area of Lake Kivu : Rwanda and Zaire -- Lake Kivu regional trade in the nineteenth century -- Kamo and lubambo : dual genesis traditions on Ijwi Island -- The campaigns of Rwabugiri -- Rwabugiri and Ijwi -- King and chief on Ijwi Island -- The clans of Rwanda : a historical hypothesis -- Bunyabungo : the western frontier in Rwanda, ca. 1750-1850 -- What role has kingship? An analysis of the Umuganura ritual in Rwanda as presented in M. d'Hertefelt and A. Coupez, La royauté sacrée de l'ancien Rwanda -- Trick cyclists? Recontextualizing Rwandan dynastic chronology -- Precolonial Burundi and Rwanda : local loyalties, regional royalties
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-435) and index
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Subject Ethnology -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Ethnology -- Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda)
Ethnology -- Rwanda.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Historiography.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda) -- Historiography
Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda) -- History
Rwanda -- Historiography.
Rwanda -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0821443402 (electronic bk.)
9780821443408 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)