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Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore

Ray Huffman

Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore

Nuer Customs & Folk (Cass Library of African Studies. General Studies,)

by Ray Huffman

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Nuer (African people),
  • Sudan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7799638M
    ISBN 100714626899
    ISBN 109780714626895

      This volume provides a thorough introduction to the major classic and modern writings dealing with religious sacrifice. Collected here are twenty five influential selections, each with a brief introduction addressing the overall framework and assumptions of its author. As they present different theories and examples of sacrifice, these selections also discuss important concepts in religious. Popular Folklore Books Showing of 17, The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by. Katherine Arden (Goodreads Author) (shelved times as folklore) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

    History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. The first known civilization to inhabit the region of present-day Sudan were the Meroitic people, who lived in the area between the Atbara and Nile Rivers from B.C.E. until B.C.E., when the city of Meroe was ransacked by the Ethiopians.. At about this time, three Christian kingdoms—Nobatia, Makurra, and Alwa—came into power in. Evans-Pritchard, the Nuer, and the Sudan Political Service Article (PDF Available) in African Affairs 81() April with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Douglas Hamilton Johnson.

    The Dinka are one of the largest ethnic groups in the Republic of Sudan. They belong to a group of cultures known as the Nilotic peoples, all of whom live in the southern Sudan. In , a civil war erupted in the Sudan, pitting the largely Arab and Muslim northern Sudan against the . The Nuer: a description of the modes of livelihood and political institutions of a Nilotic people by Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan),


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London, Pub. for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures by Oxford University Press, H. Milford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ray Huffman; International African Institute.

Nuer customs and folklore [1st ed., reprinted] by Ray Huffman Published by F. Cass in : ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: First edition originally published in by Oxford University Press. Description: xiv, pages illustrations 23 cm. A number of folk-tales, in which the Nuer language is rich, is included.

Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore. Ray Huffman By. Published for the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures. "The Nuer" is a superb ethnographic work done by Evans-Pritchard. But when you realize the forces behind his work, it's really difficult to not read the book as a military report: here and there you'll find strategic information about Nuer's manners and institutions, information used, of couse, to better control the Nuer people/5.

The book of Genesis in Nuer – Current Orthography and Translation John in Nuer – published in Nuer – The New World Encyclopedia Nuer – Saharan Vibe The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People – E E Evans-Pritchard Nuer Culture and History Nuer Information Nuer Language.

Jebel into Dinka- and Anyuak-occupied lands. According to Nuer traditions, the Gaawar and Lou were the first groups to cross the river, where they settled on the peripheries of Dinka communities then located on Zeraf Island. The Lak and Thiang Nuer followed in the s, pushing Lou and Gaawar Nuer invaders further east and displacing Dinka.

Nuer, people who live in the marsh and savanna country on both banks of the Nile River in South speak an Eastern Sudanic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family. The Nuer are a cattle-raising people devoted to their herds, although milk and meat must be supplemented by the cultivation of millet and the spearing of e the land is flooded for part of the year and.

The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile are concentrated in South Sudan, and also constitute a majority in Ethiopia's Gambela speak the Nuer language, which belongs to the Nilotic language of the largest ethnic groups in southern Sudan, the Nuer people are pastoralists who herd cattle for a ia:( census).

Customs: Their culture is organized around cattle. But since the Nuer people live in the Upper Nile valley, Nile perch is also an essential part of their economy. Grains and vegetables supplement this diet. None of the food commodities are produced for market purposes.

Cattle are not primarily for food, but Neur do drink milk. Buy Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore First Edition by Huffman, R (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : R Huffman.

I have previously written two books on the Nuer, a cattle-herding people dwelling in the swamps and savannah of the southern Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: The Nuer.A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People was published in and Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer in The present volume, Nuer Religion, completes a study of the Nuer which began in   Some Nuer Notions of Nakedness, Nudity, and Sexuality1 - Volume 38 Issue 2 - T.

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Some Nuer Notions of Nakedness, Nudity, Nuer Customs and by: The traditional Nuer people of South Sudan and Ethiopia celebrate weddings in stages starting with a gift of cattle from the groom to the bride’s clan. The union of marriage is finalized when the bride produces her third child, ensuring male lineage.

- Wedding Tradition of the Nuer People - African Culture at BellaOnline. Nuer prophets and prophetic traditions subsequently rebounded during Sudan's two lengthy civil wars (–72 and –), as thousands of Nuer men and women sought refuge from unpredictable waves of violence generated by ever‐growing numbers of rival southern military commanders and militia leaders (Hutchinson, ; Jok and Cited by: All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed by: 2.

This book examines contemporary migration to the United States through a surprising and compelling case study - the Nuer of Sudan, whose traditional life represents one of the most important case studies in the history of : Taylor & Francis. The book concludes with a detailed discussion of events in the Sudan since independence indescribing how modern Nuer and many other Southern Sudanese, still find the message of the 19th-century prophets relevant to their experiences in the current civil war.

of o results for Books: Society, Politics & Philosophy: Social Sciences: Anthropology: Customs & Folklore: Folklore Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition4/5. Ghost Marriages and Future Children: The Nuer Tribe Other cultures are also known to have later adopted the custom, most notably some tribes from the country of Sudan.

In the Nuer tribe, it was commonly the brother of the groom who replaced the dead fiancé in the wedding ceremony as a stand-in, though the brother would have to engage with "his Author: Riley Winters.The book also provides much needed explanation for what was a very confusing situation to me and I believe to others as well—the distinction between a Nilotic and a Nilo-Hamite.

For a long time, I was made to understand that only the Dinka, Nuer, Shilluk, Dholuo, Acholi and the Anuak constituted the Nilotic language proper.

Now.