African Crossroads: Intersections between History and Anthropology in Cameroon

African Crossroads: Intersections between History and Anthropology in Cameroon

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ISBN-13: 9781571819260
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/1996
Series: Cameroon Studies , #2
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)

About the Author

Ian Fowler, School of Social Science, Oxford Brookes University and Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford

David Zeitlyn, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Eliot College, University of Kent

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Catalyst: Chilver at the Crossroads

S. Ardener

Chapter 2. The Grassfields and the Tikar

I. Fowler and D. Zeitlyn

Chapter 3. The Person, Ethnicity and the Problem of Identity in West Africa

R. Fardon

Chapter 4. Political Relations and the Eastern Marches of Adamawa in the late 19th Century

P. Burnham

Chapter 5. Mythic Transformation and Historical Continuity: the Duala of Cameroon and German Colonialism, 1884-1914

R. A. Austen

Chapter 6. Imperialisms at the Century's End: Moghamo Relations with Bali-Nyonga and Germany 1889-1908

R. O'Neil

Chapter 7. Nso' Military Organization and Warfare in the 19th and 20th Centuries

V. F. Fanso and B. Chem-Langhee

Chapter 8. Catholicism and Nso' Traditional Beliefs

J. L. Banadzem

Chapter 9. "Pursue to Attain": a Royal Religion

C. Tardits

Chapter 10. Political Dress: German-style Military Attire and Colonial Politics in Bamum

C. M. Geary

Chapter 11. Rebellion, Defection and the Position of the Male Cadets: a Neglected Category

J.-P. Warnier

Notes on Contributors

Bibliography

Index

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