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The Pygmies were our compass

Bantu and Batwa in the history of west central Africa, early times to c. 1900 C.E.

by Kairn A. Klieman

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Central,
  • Africa, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Batwa (African people) -- History,
    • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Africa, Central -- History,
    • Historical linguistics -- Africa, Central

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-242) and index.

      StatementKairn A. Klieman.
      SeriesSocial history of Africa,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT650.B372 K55 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiv, :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3684168M
      ISBN 100325071047, 0325071055
      LC Control Number2003044984

      Who are the Pygmies? The term pygmy, as used to refer to people of diminutive frame, derives from the Greek term Pygmaios. In Greek mythology the word describes a tribe of dwarves, reputed to live in India and south of modern-day an explorers and colonists used this term to describe the small-framed forest peoples they encountered in the Congolese jungles and the name has since.   The Pygmies Were Our Compass: Bantu and Batwa in the History of West Central Africa, Early Times to c. C.E. Heinemann; Portsmouth, NH: [ Google Scholar ] 7.

      The Pygmies Were Our Compass KAIRN A. KLIEMAN Grade(s): Other Related PD Offerings Email [email protected] if you would like to contact KAIRN A. KLIEMAN directly about professional development support. October 5: Pygmies! Kairn Klieman, “Of Indigeneity and Incorporation: Immigrants and Autochthons on the Central African “Frontier”” and “New Economies, New Communities: The Impact of Bananas and Iron,” in The Pygmies were our Compass: Bantu and Batwa in the History of West Central Africa, Early Times to c. C.E.,

        In comparison to Klieman’s The Pygmies Were Our Compass, Austen provides similar sources of information, but creates the reading less dense and easier to understand and visualize. The most challenging reading has to be Klieman’s since it was a . Akafula kapena a batwa omwe pa chizungu amati ma pygmy ndi anthu osiyanasiyana a pakati pa dera la Africa amene kutalika kwawo sikuposa cm (4 ft 11 in). Anthu a chi Negrito a ku Asiandi ena aliwonse aafupi amatchedwanso kuti akafula. Eni akewo sasangalala kutchudwa pa dzina limeneli koma dzina lawo lina lomwe lili lonyoza kwambiri ndi amwandiwonerapati.


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