The Resource Power and the praise poem : southern African voices in history, by Leroy Vail and Landeg White

Power and the praise poem : southern African voices in history, by Leroy Vail and Landeg White

Label
Power and the praise poem : southern African voices in history
Title
Power and the praise poem
Title remainder
southern African voices in history
Statement of responsibility
by Leroy Vail and Landeg White
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vail, Leroy
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR358
LC item number
.V35 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
White, Landeg
Series statement
Carter G. Woodson Institute series in Black studies.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oral tradition
  • Folk songs
  • Civilization, Western
  • Tradition orale
  • Chansons folkloriques
  • Poètes africains
  • Culture populaire
  • Civilization, Western
  • Folk songs
  • Oral tradition
  • Mondelinge overlevering
  • Tradition orale
  • Musique populaire
  • Volkslied
  • Preisgedicht
  • Mündliche Überlieferung
  • Africa, Southern
  • Südafrika
Label
Power and the praise poem : southern African voices in history, by Leroy Vail and Landeg White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-337) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The invention of "oral man": anthropology, literary theory, and a western intellectual tradition -- "Maps of experience": songs and poetry in Southern Africa -- The development of forms: Ndebele royal praises -- The development of forms: the Chope Migodo -- Swazi royal praises: the invention of tradition -- "Paiva": the history of a song -- The possession of the dispossessed: songs as history among Tumbuka women -- Of chameleons and clowns: the case of Jack Mapanje
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 345 pages
Isbn
9780852550885
Lccn
91014065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23693465
  • (OCoLC)ocm23693465
Label
Power and the praise poem : southern African voices in history, by Leroy Vail and Landeg White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-337) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The invention of "oral man": anthropology, literary theory, and a western intellectual tradition -- "Maps of experience": songs and poetry in Southern Africa -- The development of forms: Ndebele royal praises -- The development of forms: the Chope Migodo -- Swazi royal praises: the invention of tradition -- "Paiva": the history of a song -- The possession of the dispossessed: songs as history among Tumbuka women -- Of chameleons and clowns: the case of Jack Mapanje
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 345 pages
Isbn
9780852550885
Lccn
91014065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23693465
  • (OCoLC)ocm23693465

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