African Ethnonyms: Index To Art Producing Peoples Of Africa

This reference provides scholars with a current source for the names of specific African ethnic groups The text is a comprehensive index of than 2,500 names of ethnic groups taken from numerous sources including linguistic and ethnographic surveys of Africa, as well as from than 100 major books and catalogues of African art Its emphasis is on the art of sub SahThis reference provides scholars with a current source for the names of specific African ethnic groups The text is a comprehensive index of than 2,500 names of ethnic groups taken from numerous sources including linguistic and ethnographic surveys of Africa, as well as from than 100 major books and catalogues of African art Its emphasis is on the art of sub Saharan Africa, with the term art interpreted broadly to include ornamental design, architecture, textiles, and body adornment, in addition to the traditional arts of masks and sculpture Daniel Biebuyck introduces researchers to the wealth and variety of these groups and the proliferation of terms which have been applied to them over the centuries In addition to compiling alternate names and orthographies for various countries, cultures, and political and ritual entities, the index provides AAT and LCSH preferred terms, cites references and further sources of information for each main entry, and serves as a bibliography to current literature on African art.
African Ethnonyms Index To Art Producing Peoples Of Africa This reference provides scholars with a current source for the names of specific African ethnic groups The text is a comprehensive index of than names of ethnic groups taken from numerous source

  • Title: African Ethnonyms: Index To Art Producing Peoples Of Africa
  • Author: Daniel P. Biebuyck Linda McRae
  • ISBN: 9780783815329
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ethnonym An ethnonym from the Greek , thnos, nation and , noma, name is a name applied to a given ethnic group.Ethnonyms can be divided into two categories exonyms whose name of the ethnic group has been created by another group of people and autonyms, or endonyms whose name is created and used by the ethnic group itself As an example, the ethnonym Africa Middle East World Culture Encyclopedia Countries and Their Cultures Africa Middle East Introduction to Africa Introduction to the Middle East Acholi Identification The name Acholi is used for peoples living in the former Acholi District of northern Uganda now divided into the Gulu and Kitgum districts and the adjoining area of the southern Sudan. Middle America Caribbean World Culture Encyclopedia Countries and Their Cultures Middle America Caribbean African Mexicans As in the rest of the New World, the majority of Africans who settled in Mexico came as slaves. Mzungu Mzungu pronounced m zu u is a Bantu language term used in the African Great Lakes region to refer to people of European descent It is a commonly used expression among Bantu peoples in Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Comoros, Mayotte and Zambia, dating back to the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Nomina The society s journal Nomina ISSN is published annually All submissions are subject to a rigorous and anonymous peer review process The editor from volume is David Parsons, and the the editorial board consists of John Freeman, Alison Grant, Carole Hough, Peter McClure, Kay Muhr, Oliver Padel, and Maggie Scott.Instructions for

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