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The Resource Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa : Anthropological Perspectivces

Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa : Anthropological Perspectivces

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Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa : Anthropological Perspectivces
Title
Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa
Title remainder
Anthropological Perspectivces
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Friendship, descent and alliance are basic forms of relatedness that have received unequal attention in social anthropology. Offering new insights into the ways in which friendship is conceptualized and realized in various sub-Saharan African settings, the contributions to this volume depart from the recent tendency to study friendship in isolation from kinship. In drawing attention to the complexity of the interactions between these two kinds of social relationships, the book suggests that analyses of friendship in Western societies would also benefit from research that explores more syste
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Guichard, Martine
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Gratz, Tilo
  • Diallo, Youssouf
Series statement
Integration and Conflict Studies
Series volume
v. 10
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  • Friendship
  • Kinship
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Friendship
  • Kinship
  • Manners and customs
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Label
Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa : Anthropological Perspectivces
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I -- Friendship, Kinship and Age; Chapter 1 -- Where Are Other People's Friends Hiding? Reflections on Anthropological Studies of Friendship; Chapter 2 -- Comradeship and the Transformation of Alliance Theory among the Maasai: Shifting the Focus from Descent to Peer-Group Loyalty; Part II -- Friendship and Ethnicity; Chapter 3 -- Friendship Networks in Southwestern Ethiopia: Wolde Gossa Tadesse and Martine Guichard; Chapter 4 -- Friendship and Spiritual Parenthood among the Moose and the Fulbe in Burkino Faso
  • Chapter 5 -- Labour Migration and Moral Dimensions of Interethnic Friendships: The Case of Young Gold Miners in Benin (West Africa)Part III -- Friendship, Politics and Urbanity; Chapter 6 -- Friendship and Kinship among Merchants and Veterans in Mali; Chapter 7 -- 'Down-to-Earth': Friendship and a National Elite Circle in Botswana; Chapter 8 -- Negotiating Friendship and Kinship in a Context of Violence: The Case of the Tuareg during the Upheaval in Mali from 1990 to 1996; Afterword -- Friendship in a World of Force and Power; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
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ocn881886700
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1 online resource (219 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781306896825
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt7qfd5g
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881886700
Label
Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa : Anthropological Perspectivces
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I -- Friendship, Kinship and Age; Chapter 1 -- Where Are Other People's Friends Hiding? Reflections on Anthropological Studies of Friendship; Chapter 2 -- Comradeship and the Transformation of Alliance Theory among the Maasai: Shifting the Focus from Descent to Peer-Group Loyalty; Part II -- Friendship and Ethnicity; Chapter 3 -- Friendship Networks in Southwestern Ethiopia: Wolde Gossa Tadesse and Martine Guichard; Chapter 4 -- Friendship and Spiritual Parenthood among the Moose and the Fulbe in Burkino Faso
  • Chapter 5 -- Labour Migration and Moral Dimensions of Interethnic Friendships: The Case of Young Gold Miners in Benin (West Africa)Part III -- Friendship, Politics and Urbanity; Chapter 6 -- Friendship and Kinship among Merchants and Veterans in Mali; Chapter 7 -- 'Down-to-Earth': Friendship and a National Elite Circle in Botswana; Chapter 8 -- Negotiating Friendship and Kinship in a Context of Violence: The Case of the Tuareg during the Upheaval in Mali from 1990 to 1996; Afterword -- Friendship in a World of Force and Power; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn881886700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (219 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306896825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7qfd5g
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881886700

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