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Bantu literature and life.

Robert Henry Wishart Shepherd

Bantu literature and life.

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Published by Lovedale Press in [Lovedale, South Africa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bantu philology,
  • Bantus

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8025 S4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15398397M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shepherd, Robert H.W. (Robert Henry Wishart), Bantu literature and life. [Lovedale, South Africa]: Lovedale. Lessons In Love (Bantu Academy Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Camille, D. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lessons In Love (Bantu Academy Series Book 1)/5(47). Bantu people began using iron in the great lakes region to create their artifacts.

A great deal with the Bantu and the Indo-Europeans created they spread of iron, pottery styles, and philology, with the development of agriculture they lost the rights to their land, and the population grew too big to support that many people.

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The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa An Ethnographical Survey individual development, modestic and communal life, economic activities, government and law, religion and magic, music, traditional literature and languagepp.

Most of the book is devoted to an account of the Bantu as they were before affected by the intrusion of. Bantu peoples, the approximately 85 million speakers of the more than distinct languages of the Bantu subgroup of the Niger-Congo language family, occupying almost the entire southern projection of the African continent.

The classification is primarily linguistic, for the cultural patterns of Bantu speakers are extremely diverse; the linguistic connection, however, has given rise to. The Bantu languages (English: / ˈ b æ n t uː /, Proto-Bantu: *bantʊ̀) are a large family of languages spoken by the Bantu peoples throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

As part of the Bantoid group, they are part of the Benue–Congo language family, which in turn is part of the large Niger–Congo phylum. The total number of Bantu languages ranges in the hundreds, Ethnicity: Bantu peoples. 1. Shepherd, R.H.W., Lovedale and Literature for the Bantu (Lovedale, ).

The book included the following note: “This book was submitted as supplementary to the main Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Literature and accepted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.” (unpaginated).Cited by:   The Basis of Bantu Literature - Volume 18 Issue 4 - C.

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The book analyses family, lineage and clan structure, kinship relations and the various rituals connected with every stage of the human life cycle. Twelve Bantu languages are spoken by more than five million people, including Rundi, Rwanda, Shona, Xhosa, and Zulu. Swahili, which is spoken by five million people as a mother tongue and some 30 million as a second language, is a Bantu lingua.

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Over several millennia, the Bantu have migrated in all directions, carrying the Iron Age into many areas of Africa. Anthropologists speculate that Bantu and semi-Bantu peoples migrated east and intermingled with Sudanese blacks.

Full text of "The Bantu Speaking Tribes Of South Africa" See other formats. LOVEDALE PRESS: LITERATURE FOR THE BANTU REVISITED Jeffrey Peires The fact is that the mass of the vernacular literature published in the past emanated, and still to-day emanates, from missionary presses, and naturally such literature has sought to fulfil the aims of missionary societies.

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An older book than the two just described which deals in an expert way. The Bantu-speaking people of southern Africa are believed to have migrated into the region roughly 2, years ago from western and central Africa.

Their iron-age weaponry and pastoralist way of life enabled them to dominate and displace the original inhabitants of the region, the stone-age hunter-foragers collectively known as the Khoisan.

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Its author held in-situ expertise in Nanja, Swahili, Zulu, Giryama and Pokomo. A professor of Swahili and Bantu languages, she was the author of several books on Bantu languages and African peoples. The volume aims to depict the broad principles underlying the structure of the Bantu language family and attempts a classification of those languages.

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