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Tribes of the Liberian hinterland.

George Schwab

Tribes of the Liberian hinterland.

by George Schwab

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Published by The Museum in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Liberia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEd. with additional material by George W. Harley. Report of the Peabody Museum Expedition to Liberia.
    SeriesPapers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University -- v. 31
    ContributionsHarley, George W. 1894-1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 526 p.
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13527843M
    OCLC/WorldCa28680594

    George Schwab is the author of The Challenge of the Exception ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland (4/5.   KEMIT -The Bassa`r established themselves in modern-day Togo, the Bassa-ri (Land of the Bassa) in Senegal, Sierra-Leone, and the Bassa la Mpasu (Bassa of the River) in the Congo. The most interesting group is the Bassa of Liberia who were led to the area byWhen the Adbassa Empire collapsed in the 6th century b.d. Um,.

    The Tribes of the Ashanti Hinterland. With a chapter by Professor D. Westermann. by Rattray, Capt. R. S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Liberia is a country in West Africa which was founded by free people of color from the United emigration of free people of color, and later former slaves, was funded and organized by the American Colonization Society (ACS). The mortality rate of these settlers was the highest in .

    Harley contributed to George Schwab's Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland (), which he edited and which was largely based on material that had been collected by Harley. The book covered material culture, subsistence, technology and the economy, and gave some information on Born: 8 August , Asheville, North Carolina, US. Another important book that is freely available online (), Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland presents the ethnological results of the Harvard University’s Peabody Museum’s expedition to Liberia which George Schwab (a missionary and amateur anthropologist) undertook, together with his wife, in , partly to make observations about missionary work and its effects, and on the survival of.


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Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland (Classic Reprint) [George Schwab] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland Although Schwab would be the first to dis avow a professional status in anthropologyCited by: The regions surveyed were Northern and Southeast Liberia, especially the Gbunde, Loma or Toma, Mano, Dan and Grebo.

The book presents an enormous wealth of data on these peoples. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwab, George, Tribes of the Liberian hinterland. Cambridge, Mass., The Museum, (OCoLC)   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. Tribes of the Liberian hinterland. The Forgotten Liberian, a brief history of the ethnic groups of the Liberian book resurrects some historical facts and demonstrates how Liberian ethnic groups were considered part of African through of as some of the original humans who million years ago were the promulgators of references to Liberia as a country usually begins with the landing or refuge for /5(6).

55 5West Africa as the cutlass. In Loma the native machete is called kpwiliya (fig. 65, d). The men carry one or more of them, sharpened for use, in raffia bags as they go out to work in the morning.

Tribes of the Ashanti hinterland. Oxford [Eng.] Clarendon Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Rattray, R.S. (Robert Sutherland), Tribes of the Ashanti hinterland. Oxford [Eng.] Clarendon Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R S Rattray; Diedrich Westermann.

There are 16 ethnic groups that make up Liberia’s indigenous population: indigenous African tribes 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mandingo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, and Bella), Americo-Liberians % (descendants of immigrants from the U.S.

who had not been slaves), Congo People % (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had not been slaves. The Liberian hinterland is in many respects one of the most interesting areas of Africa.

In the North, there are various indications of old influences emanating from as our richest source-book for Liberian ethnology. The amount of sound information ETHNOGRAPHY AND ETHNOLOGY: Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland. George SchwabAuthor: George Herzog.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : George ioned: ble. Róheim, G. Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland: By George Schwab. Edited with additional material by George W. Harley. Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass.: Published by the Museum, pp.

Psychoanal Q., The calendar of the expedition --Orthography and pronunciation of vernacular words --Physical aspects of the country --The tribes and their traditions --Village and village and life --Agriculture and time reckoning --Domestic animals --Fishing, trapping, and hunting --Food, drink, and narcotics --Dress, adornment, and hygiene --Handicrafts and utensils --Music, dancing, and games --Social organization and trade --Sex.

The Forgotten Liberian, a brief history of the ethnic groups of the Liberian Lintenland. The book resurrects some historical facts and demonstrates how Liberian ethnic groups were considered part of African through of as some of the original humans who million years ago were the promulgators of civilization.

Krahn Cultural Dancers – Courtesy of Africani Sankofa. One of Liberian writers, Mr. Teah Wulah in his book (The Forgotten Liberian: History of Indigenous Tribes), informed: “at the head of each clan was the clan chief, except in cases of a very large clan where a “very big chief” or king position was created for the purpose of defense.

" Tribes of the Liberian hinterland " @en " Tribes of the Liberian hinterland " " Tribes of the Liberian hinterland: Report of the Peabody Museum expedition to Liberia " " Tribes of the Liberian hinterland: Ed., with additional material by George W[ay] Harley.

Report of the Peabody Mus. expedition to Liberia " " Tribes of the liberian. The opening up of the Liberian hinterland was a gradual process in which the Liberian militia and, later, the Frontier Force, played a major role. Most of the Liberian settlements were situated on the coast and their only links with the interior were, for many years, military and commercial.

Get this from a library. Tribes of the Liberian hinterland / the Museum, [George Schwab; George W Harley].

Living up to its name, the book features 13 out of the 15 tribes, as well as giving details about their ancestry/linkage and how each came to Liberia. For example, the Mano tribe came to Liberia, according to the legend, through Lormia, who on his way from Sudan in search of fertile land fought and conquered many towns.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland Tribes of the Liberian Hinterland (Classic Reprint) by George Schwab. out of 5 stars Excellent Book from a Great Book Seller. Reviewed in the United States on Decem /5.Sketches of Liberia: comprising a brief account of the geography, climate, productions, and diseases, of the republic of Liberia.

To which is added a brief sketch of the history of Liberia, and a succinct account of the customs and superstitions of the contiguous native tribes [Reprint] ()[Leatherbound]. The 16 Tribes of Liberia.

16 Tribes of Liberia. Liberia is a multiethnic and multicultural country. Ethnologists and linguists have discovered all sorts of groups and subgroups, but the traditional number of Liberian tribes is These 16 people groups can themselves be structured into 3 linguistic groups (these groups are notorious for having.