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social structure of a Mambila village.

Farnham Rehfisch

social structure of a Mambila village.

by Farnham Rehfisch

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Published by Ahmadu Bello University, Sociology Department in Zaria .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.)-University College London, Dept of Anthropology, 1955.

SeriesOccasional papers, no. 2
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Open LibraryOL21213121M

Mambila art centers upon an association called suaga. It is primarily concerned with justice and supernatural cleansing within the community. The Mambila produced a considerable number of figures that are characterized by a heart-shaped face; pigments are often applied later. Cameroonian Mambila on the Tikar Plain have adopted the Tikar institution of the chiefship, yet their social structure otherwise closely resembles that described for the Nigerian village of Warwar by Rehfisch () based on fieldwork in Nigerian Mambila did not have the same type of institutionalized chiefship as is found in Cameroon.

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