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"People of the grasses" : studies on the Buduma [Yedina] of Lake Chad / by Walter Konrad ; translated by Gisela Seidensticker-Brikay.

Author/Creator:
Konrad, Walter, 1921-1983.
Publication:
Maiduguri, Nigeria : University of Maiduguri, 2009.
Series:
Borno Sahara and Sudan Series. Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences ; v. 4.
Borno Sahara and Sudan Series Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences ; vol. IV
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Buduma (African people) -- Chad, Lake, Region.
Ethnology -- Chad, Lake, Region.
Buduma (African people)
Ethnology.
Form/Genre:
Aufsatzsammlung.
Aufsatzsammlung.
Contents:
Zad
mystery between Niger and Nile (1955)
On garment and jewellery of the Buduma (1964)
Fertility cults among the Buduma : a contribution to the culture history of the Lake Chad population (1955)
Water craft of the Lake Chad region (1957)
The 'Kanaka' of Lake Chad : a contribution to knowledge of the spiritual world of the Buduma (n.d.)
Further contributions to knowledge about the Buduma (1963)
What do we know about the Buduma? : a brief survey (2005) / Catherine Baroin.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"With volume IV of the University's Borno Sahara and Sudan Series ..., we present a series of ethnolographic articles that Walter Konrad published in the 1950s up to 1964, concentrating on cultural, social, and economic aspects of Yedina/Buduma life"--Page iii.
Includes related article by Catherine Baroin, originally published in Man and the Lake: proceedings of the 12th Mega Chad Conference, Maiduguri, 2nd-9th December 2003 (2005).
Includes appendices by Seidensticker-Brikay.
Contributor:
Seidensticker-Brikay, G.
Baroin, Catherine.
ISBN:
978364615X
9789783646155
OCLC:
692238522
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