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Intersections between History and Anthropology in Cameroon
Edited by Ian Fowler and David Zeitlyn
250 pages, 10 photos, maps, bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-57181-859-1 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (July 1996)
ISBN 978-1-57181-926-0 $29.95/£23.95 / Pb / Published (July 1996)
eISBN 978-1-78238-878-4 eBook
Cameroon is characterized by an extraordinary geographical, cultural, and linguistic diversity. This collection of essays by eminent historians and anthropologists summarizes three generations of research in Cameroon that began with the collaboration of Phyllis Kaberry and E. M. Chilver soon after the Second World War and continues to this day. The idea for this book arose from a concern to recognize the continuing influence of E. M. Chilver on a wide variety of social, historical, political and economic studies. The result is a volume with a broad historical scope yet one that also focuses on major contemporary theoretical issues such as the meaning and construction of ethnic identities and the anthropological study of historical processes.
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Ian Fowler, School of Social Science, Oxford Brookes University and Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford
David Zeitlyn, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Eliot College, University of Kent
Subject: Anthropology (General) Colonial History
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