African Hist and Societies by Victor N. Low

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  • Anthropology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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Number of Pages1700
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ISBN 10071463056X
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A Hist of African Societies to Paperback – Ap by Elizabeth Isichei (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other Cited by: This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximatelyis intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa.

Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it focusses on the changing modes of production, on gender relations and on ecology, laying particular stress on viewing 'history from below'.1/5(1).

Of the published volumes thus far, this one most fully elaborates the broad definition of ‘map’ laid out in Volume One. Despite incredible variations in geographic setting and cultural practice this book clearly demonstrates strong parallels between the cartographic practices of these traditional societies.

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The title is totally misleading, in the sense that this book is about the history of African history, not about African history itself. There is little to none actual history, but dry babbling about historians, epistemological limitations of African history and its relation with other disciplines, such as anthropology/5.

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Societies don’t build so much on previous civilizations ; African Societies: Diversities and Similarities Introduction Diverse – large centralized states to stateless societies Differences in geography, language, religion, politics ; Universalistic faiths penetrated continent but universal states/religions don’t characterize history.

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CHAPTER 2 History of Governance in Africa. Introduction History of Governance in Africa Forms and modes of governance 24 African societies had laws, which while not manifesting as codified or formal laws, were of the nature that they might.

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