Structure, meaning and ritual in the narratives of the southern San by Roger Hewitt

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Published by H. Buske in Hamburg .

Written in English

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  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • San (African people) -- Folklore.,
  • Tales -- South Africa.,
  • San (African people) -- Social life and customs.

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Book details

StatementRoger L. Hewitt.
SeriesQuellen zur Khoisan-Forschung,, Bd. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR358.2.B83 H49 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2312623M
ISBN 103871187623
LC Control Number86192062

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Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San analyses texts drawn from the Bleek and Lloyd Archive – arguably one of the most important collections for the understanding of South African cultural heritage and in particular the traditions of the /Xam, South Africa’s ‘first people’.

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Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San analyzes texts drawn from the Bleek and Lloyd Archive—arguably one of the most important collections for the understanding of South African cultural heritage and in particular the traditions of the /Xam, South Africa’s "first people." Initially appearing in a now rare edition and here re-issued for the first time, the Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San (Khoisan Heritage) - Kindle edition by Hewitt, Roger.

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