Peoples and cultures of the Ethio-Sudan borderlands

A collection of seven chapters on the ethnology of the Nilo-Saharan-speaking peoples of the eastern Sudan belt of Africa, with as unifying theme: how people cope with their environments and their each other. Contents: 1. Preface, by M.L. BENDER. 2. The Meroitic problem, by M.L. BENDER. 3. The Omo Murle enigma, by S. TORNAY. 4. Idelogy, kinship, and cognatic descent among the Gaam (Ingessana) of eastern Sudan, by H.M. LAUNER. 5. The Bega (Gumuz) of Wellegga: agriculture and subsistence, by P. WALLMARK. 6. Dar Mesalit today: dynamics of ecology, society, and politics, by D. Tully. 7. The Nyangatom: an outline of their ecology and social organization, by S. TORNAY. 8. Myths and rituals of the Ethiopian Bertha, by A. TRIULZI.

Title: Peoples and cultures of the Ethio-Sudan borderlands
Editor: Bender, M. Lionel
Year: 1981
Issue: 10
Pages: 214
Language: English
Series: Monograph
City of publisher: East Lansing, Mich.
Publisher: Michigan State University, African Studies Center
Geographic terms: Sudan
Ethiopia
Subject: ethnographic surveys (form)
Abstract: A collection of seven chapters on the ethnology of the Nilo-Saharan-speaking peoples of the eastern Sudan belt of Africa, with as unifying theme: how people cope with their environments and their each other. Contents: 1. Preface, by M.L. BENDER. 2. The Meroitic problem, by M.L. BENDER. 3. The Omo Murle enigma, by S. TORNAY. 4. Idelogy, kinship, and cognatic descent among the Gaam (Ingessana) of eastern Sudan, by H.M. LAUNER. 5. The Bega (Gumuz) of Wellegga: agriculture and subsistence, by P. WALLMARK. 6. Dar Mesalit today: dynamics of ecology, society, and politics, by D. Tully. 7. The Nyangatom: an outline of their ecology and social organization, by S. TORNAY. 8. Myths and rituals of the Ethiopian Bertha, by A. TRIULZI.