Sukumaland: An African People and Their Country: A Study of Land Use in Tanganyika

1st Edition

D. W. Malcolm

Routledge
Published August 22, 2018
Reference - 258 Pages
ISBN 9781138595675 - CAT# K387341
Series: African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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Summary

Originally published in 1953, this book discusses the Sukuma people who represent the largest ethnic group in Tanzania. It is devoted mainly to the resources, use, problems and systems of tenure of the territory of Sukumaland, but also contains an account of Sukama social structure, organisation and functions of hereditary and elected authorities and of the religious aspects of landholding and cattle ownership. The book is supplemented by numerous diagrams and maps.

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