This expansive anthology provides profiles of the peoples who live in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Meaningful analyses of fifteen representative tribal groups are offered based on five important criteria: major forms of subsistence, different population sizes and patterns of social and political organization, culture areas and ecological zones, racial stocks, and language families.
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Book Description Thomson Learning, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Abridged. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX003039371X