Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa : A Comparative Ethnography of the Khoisan Peoples – Alan Barnard

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The Khoisan are a cluster of southern African peoples, including the famous Bushmen or San ‘hunters’, the Khoekhoe ‘herders’ (in the past called ‘Hottentots’), and the Damara, also a herding people. Most Khoisan live in the Kalahari desert and surrounding areas of Botswana and Namibia. In spite of differences in their way of life, the various groups have much in common, and this book explores these similarities and the influence of environment and history on aspects of Khoisan culture. This is the first book on the Khoisan as a whole since the publication in 1930 of The Khoisan Peoples of South Africa, by Isaac Schapera, doyen of southern African studies.
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SKU: 9780521411882 Category: Title: Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa : A Comparative Ethnography of the Khoisan Peoples
Author: Alan Barnard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 1992
ISBN10: 0521411882
ISBN13: 9780521411882
Condition: Mint
Format: Hardcover
Inventory No: 835

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The Khoisan are a cluster of southern African peoples, including the famous Bushmen or San ‘hunters’, the Khoekhoe ‘herders’ (in the past called ‘Hottentots’), and the Damara, also a herding people. Most Khoisan live in the Kalahari desert and surrounding areas of Botswana and Namibia. In spite of differences in their way of life, the various groups have much in common, and this book explores these similarities and the influence of environment and history on aspects of Khoisan culture. This is the first book on the Khoisan as a whole since the publication in 1930 of The Khoisan Peoples of South Africa, by Isaac Schapera, doyen of southern African studies.
Condition : Used Like New, clean free of inscriptions, perfect dust wrapper an excellent copy, bright and super clean, tightly bound copy

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Weight 0.67 kg
Dimensions 23.6 × 15.8 × 2.5 cm

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