An African World: The Basongye Village Of Lupupa Ngye

Hardcover | December 22, 1974

byAlan P. Merrian

not yet rated|write a review

This is an engrossing account of ethnographic field work carried out in Lupupa Ngye, a Basongye village of central Zäire. The author's general aim was to know Basongye society and culture, and also to study music and the other arts. This volume provides a vivid descriptive sketch of the daily lives of the villagers and an understanding of their belief system. Professor Merriam's field-work in Lupupa Ngye was intensive and capable; his report on it is illuminating.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$90.99

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

This is an engrossing account of ethnographic field work carried out in Lupupa Ngye, a Basongye village of central Zäire. The author's general aim was to know Basongye society and culture, and also to study music and the other arts. This volume provides a vivid descriptive sketch of the daily lives of the villagers and an understanding...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:December 22, 1974Publisher:Indiana University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253302803

ISBN - 13:9780253302809

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of An African World: The Basongye Village Of Lupupa Ngye

Reviews