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Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, 1891-2000 / Edition 1

Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, 1891-2000 / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781845453367
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: Cameroon Studies , #8
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ian Fowler is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology. He has carried out fieldwork in Cameroon over a thirty year period. He is a general editor of the Cameroon Studies Series and has published on material culture, art, ethnicity, history, and politics in Cameroon.

Table of Contents

List of maps and figures

Notes on contributors

Foreword. Shirley Ardener: A personal note

Verkijika G. Fanso

Preface. Shirley Ardener: Fortifying Cameroon Studies

Martin Njeuma and Dorothy Njeuma


Ian Fowler

Chapter 1. Oral traditions and administrative identities

Edwin Ardener

Chapter 2. Epitome of extracts from Hermann Detzner Im Lande des Dju-Dju Berlin : August Scherl, 1923

Sally Chilver

Chapter 3. Von Gravenreuth and Buea as a site of history: early colonial violence on Mount Cameroon

Peter Geschiere

Chapter 4. Azi since Conrau: Anthropological and historical perspectives

Michael Mbapndah Ndobegang and Fiona Bowie

Chapter 5. The submerged history of Nsanakang: A glimpse into an Anglo-German encounter

Ute Röschenthaler

Chapter 6. The latent struggle for identity and autonomy in the southern Cameroons, 1916-1946

Verkijika G. Fanso

Chapter 7. Titi Ikoli revisited: Fetishism, gender and power in transitional forest economies of the Upper Cross River borderlands, 1920s-1990s

Caroline Ifeka

Chapter 8. Commemorating women in a patrilineal society

Margaret Niger-Thomas

Chapter 9. The challenge of multi-sited ethnography

Fiona Bowie

Chapter 10. The essentialist temptation: Eucharistic meal and identity in postcolonial African Catholicism

Lado Ludovic

Chapter 11. Making a difference in north-south relationships: Public and private spheres and the role of the human seed in networking for local development

Joyce Endeley and Nalova Lyonga

Appendix: Extracts on the Widekum and the Tikar taken from notes on the Bamenda grassfields

Sally Chilver and Phyllis Kaberry

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