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Author Turner, Victor W. (Victor Witter), 1920-1983.

Title Schism and continuity in an African society : a stody of Ndembu village life / by V.W. Turner
Published Manchester : Published on behalf of the Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia by Manchester University Press, [1957]


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Description xxvi, 348 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Historical and ecological background -- 2. The village: topography and demography -- 3. The social composition of the village -- 4. Matrilineal descent: the basic principle of village organization -- 5. Matrilineal succession and the dynamics of village intrigue -- 6. Village fission, slavery and social change -- 7. Varieties of village fission -- 8. The structural implications of virilocal marriage within the village -- 9. Political aspects of kinship and affinity -- 10. The politically integrative function of ritual -- 11. The chieftainship -- 12. Postscript
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 332-335
Subject Ndembu (African people)
Zambia -- Social life and customs.
Author University of Zambia. Institute for African Studies.
LC no. 11900761
ISBN 0719010381