The Northern Bantu: An Account of Some Central African Tribes of the Uganda Protectorate

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John Roscoe (1861–1932) was an ordained Christian missionary who was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Society in 1912 for his contributions to the ethnographic record of Uganda. John Roscoe joined the Uganda mission in 1891 and upon returning to England in 1909 he began to publish the results of his investigations into the lives of the indigenous people in Uganda. This edition contains an ethnographic survey of six different indigenous Bantu speaking groups living near Lake Victoria, and was first ...

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John Roscoe (1861–1932) was an ordained Christian missionary who was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Society in 1912 for his contributions to the ethnographic record of Uganda. John Roscoe joined the Uganda mission in 1891 and upon returning to England in 1909 he began to publish the results of his investigations into the lives of the indigenous people in Uganda. This edition contains an ethnographic survey of six different indigenous Bantu speaking groups living near Lake Victoria, and was first published as part of the Cambridge Archaeological and Ethnological Series in 1912. In this work he describes the social, political and economic life of these groups before European influence from colonialism, drawn from interviews with local people in their own language. This volume contains views on ethnicity which were acceptable at the time this volume was published.

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Part I. The Banyoro, a Pastoral People: 1. The country, the people, the king; 2. Government; 3. Clans, totems and terms of relationship; 4. Marriage and birth; 5. Sickness and death; 6. Industries; 7. Warfare; 8. Hunting, drums and their use; 9. Religious beliefs; Part II. The Banyankole, a Pastoral Tribe of Ankole: 10. The country and people; 11. Government, clans and totems, marriage; 12. Birth customs, sickness, death and burial; 13. Religious beliefs, hunting, counting and division of time, music and games; Part III. The Bakene, Lake Dwellers: 14. The Bakene, lake dwellers; sociology, government, religion, fishing, building, dress and ornaments; Part IV. The Bagesu a Cannibal Tribe: 15. The Bagesu, cultivation, food and government; 16. Marriage, birth, sickness and death; 17. Religious beliefs; 18. Music, dancing, warfare, building, amusements and hunting; Part V. The Bagosa: 19. North-western district, central district and southern district; 20. Marriage and birth customs; 21. Sickness, death and burial; 22. Government, industries, pleasures, building and warfare; 23. Religious beliefs; Part VI. Nilotic Tribes, the Bateso and the Kavirondo: 24. The Bateso and their country, government, social customs and religion; 25. The Nilotic Kavirondo and their country, government, marriage, birth and puberty; 26. Sickness, death, burial, warfare, industries, religion and relationships; Index.

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