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Peoples of East Africa

Peoples of East Africa

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Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Africa, Eastern,
  • Africa, Eastern -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesEast Africa
    StatementThe Diagram Group.
    SeriesPeoples of Africa, Peoples of Africa (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsDiagram Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245177M
    ISBN 100816034842
    LC Control Number96038735

    German East Africa, German Deutsch-Ostafrika, former dependency of imperial Germany, corresponding to present-day Rwanda and Burundi, the continental portion of Tanzania, and a small section of ation of the area was begun in by German commercial agents, and German claims were recognized by the other European powers in the period – Bantu languages are theorised to derive from the Proto-Bantu reconstructed language, estimated to have been spoken about 4, to 3, years ago in West/Central Africa (the area of modern-day Cameroon).They were supposedly spread across Central, Eastern and Southern Africa in the so-called Bantu expansion, a comparatively rapid dissemination taking roughly two millennia and dozens of . The east Africa rift valley covers a distance of approximately 5, is divided into two branches that is, the western rift valley and the eastern rift valley. The Western branch stretches from lake Albert in Uganda to lake Malawi.


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Overall, though, these books present well-rounded, basic introductions to their subjects and will ably complement the "Heritage Library of African Peoples" series (Rosen).Author: Diagram Group. This book covers six warrior people from East Africa - The Masai, the Ngoni, the Hehe, the Ruga-ruga, the Nandi, and the Turkana.

Each group (the Ruga-ruga not being a tribe per se) is given its own little chapter, with lots of black-and-white illustrations/5(11). Warrior Peoples of East Africa – book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Less well known than the Zulu of South Africa, th 4/5. Get this from a library. Peoples of East Africa. [Diagram Group.;] -- Presents the history, language, way of life, social structure, culture, and religion of the major ethnic groups of East Africa, with information on the land, climate, and vegetation of the region.

Less well known than the Zulu of South Africa, the warriors of East Africa had just as fearsome a reputation.

This fascinating study, illustrated with rare early drawings and meticulous colour plates, covers six of most prominent tribes.

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