Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, 1891-2000

Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, 1891-2000

Cameroon Studies Band 8

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Bringing together key historical and innovative ethnographic materials on the peoples of the South-West Province of Cameroon and the Nigerian borderlands, this volume presents critical and analytical approaches to the production of ethnic, political, religious, and gendered identities in the region.
Verkijika G. Fanso is Professor of History at the University of Yaounde I. He has published widely on African political history and Cameroon history and culture. He has played a key role in promoting the culture of Cameroon and supporting the Cameroon archives at Buea and is President of the Association of Friends of Archives and Antiquities in Cameroon.
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  • List of maps and figures Notes on contributors Foreword: Shirley Ardener, A personal note Verkijika G. Fanso Preface: Shirley Ardener, Fortifying Cameroon Studies Martin Njeuma and Dorothy Njeuma Introduction Ian Fowler Chapter 1. Oral traditions and administrative identities Edwin Ardener Chapter 2. Epitome of extracts from Hermann Detzner Im Lande des Dju-Dju Berlin: August Scherl, 1923 Sally Chilver Chapter 3. Von Gravenreuth and Buea as a site of history: early colonial violence on Mount Cameroon Peter Geschiere Chapter 4. Azi since Conrau: Anthropological and historical perspectives Michael Mbapndah Ndobegang and Fiona Bowie Chapter 5. The submerged history of Nsanakang: A glimpse into an Anglo-German encounter Ute Roschenthaler Chapter 6. The latent struggle for identity and autonomy in the southern Cameroons, 1916-1946 Verkijika G. Fanso Chapter 7. Titi Ikoli revisited: Fetishism, gender and power in transitional forest economies of the Upper Cross River borderlands, 1920s-1990s Caroline Ifeka Chapter 8. Commemorating women in a patrilineal society Margaret Niger-Thomas Chapter 9. The challenge of multi-sited ethnography Fiona Bowie Chapter 10. The essentialist temptation: Eucharistic meal and identity in postcolonial African Catholicism Lado Ludovic Chapter 11. Making a difference in north-south relationships: Public and private spheres and the role of the human seed in networking for local development Joyce Endeley and Nalova Lyonga Appendix: Extracts on the Widekum and the Tikar taken from notes on the Bamenda grassfields Sally Chilver and Phyllis Kaberry Combined references Index
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Herausgeber Ian Fowler, Verkijika G. Fanso
Seitenzahl 254
Erscheinungsdatum 01.07.2009
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-84545-336-7
Verlag Berghahn Books, Inc
Maße (L/B/H) 2.4/16.2/23.5 cm
Gewicht 614 g
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