The primitive city of Timbuctoo, by Horace Miner.


[Princeton] Published for the American Philosophical Society by Princeton University Press, [1953] .

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Subjects Antropologia Cult Social (Africa)
Mali -- Tombouctou.
Manners and customs.
Tombouctou (Mali) -- Social life and customs.
Series Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 32.
Description xix, 297 pages, [16] pages of plates illustrations, maps 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1953]
©1953
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-287) and index.
Contents The rise and fall of Timbuctoo -- The people of Timbuctoo -- The city quarters -- Elementary economics -- Islam -- Genie, fetish, and vampire -- The moon year -- Kinship and the family -- Circumcision and age-grades -- Mating -- Birth : a family focus -- Death and afterlife -- Patterns of conflict -- City-folk.
Geographic Area Mali
Network Numbers (OCoLC)13840098
(OCoLC)ocm13840098
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WorldCat Identities Miner, Horace 1912-1993.
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