Cultural Studies

Bibliography for Cultural Anthropology in Southern Africa


A. Prescribed Material

Afolayan, A 1982. African languages and literature in today's world. In Olaniyan, R. Africa History and Culture. Lagos: Longman Nigeria. pp. 174-192

Bate, S C 1995. Inculturation and Healing. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster (Chapter 9)

Berger, A. A. 1984. Signs in Contemporary Culture. Salem, Wisconsin: Sheffield (Chaps 1-3; 21-22)

Berglund, A I 1976. Zulu Thought Patterns and Symbols. Cape Town: David Philip (Chapter 9)

Hammond Tooke, D 1993 The Roots of Black South Africa. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball.

Kraft, C H 1979. Christianity in Culture. NY.: Orbis. (Chapters 3&4)

Podolefsky, A. & Brown, P J 1994. Applying Anthropology. Mountain View, Ca.: Mayfield. (Chapter 22)

Preston-Whyte, E & Rogerson, C 1991. South Africa's Informal Economy. Cape Town: Oxford University Press. (Chap 8)

Ruch, E A & Anyanwu, K C 1981. African Philosophy. Rome: Catholic Book Agency. (Essay 1)

Schreiter, R J 1985. Constructing Local Theologies. N.Y.:Orbis. (Chapter 3)

B. Other Reading:

Arbuckle, G A 1990. Earthing the Gospel: An Inculturation Handbook for Pastoral Workers. London: Geoffrey Chapman.

Barber, K 1997. African Popular Culture. Oxford: James Currie.

Bennett, C 1996. In Search of the Sacred. London: Cassell.

Beyaraza, E. 1994. Contemporary Relativism with Special Reference to Culture and Africa. Beyreuth, Germany: Beyreuth University Press

Clifford, J 1988. The Predicament of Culture. Cambridge: Harvard.

Clingman, S ed. 1991. Regions and Repertoires: Topics in South African Politics and Culture. Johannesburg: Ravan.

Connor, S 1989. Postmodernist Culture. Oxford: Blackwell.

Crapo, R H 1990. Cultural Anthropology. Guilford Co: Dushkin.

Doob, L 1961. Communication in Africa: A Search for Boundaries. NY: Yale

Davidson, B 1969. The African Genius London: Atlantic

Geertz, G 1973. The Interpretation of Cultures. N.Y.: Basic Books.

Geertz, G 1983. Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology. N.Y.: Basic Books.

Geertz, G 1995. After the Fact. Cambridge Ma.: Harvard Univ.

Hiebert, P G 1983. Cultural Anthropology. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.

Luzbetak, L J 1988. The Church and Cultures. NY: Orbis.

Mazrui, A A 1986. The Africans. Boston: Little Brown and Co

Martin, P & O'Meara P 1995. Africa. London: James Curry

Olaniyan, R 1982. Africa History and Culture. Lagos: Longman Nigeria

Prus, R 1996. Symbolic Interaction and Ethnographic Research. Albany N.Y.: State of NY University.

Roest Crollius, A. 1980. Inculturation and the Meaning of Culture. Gregorianum 61:253-274.

Shweder, R A 1991. Thinking Through Cultures. Cambridge Ma.: Harvard.

Tomaselli, K 1989. Rethinking Culture. Bellville, Cape: Anthropos.

C. Other Cultural and Ethnographic Studies.

Alverson, H. 1978. Mind in the Heart of Darkness: Value and Self Identity among the Tswana of Southern Africa. Johannesburg: Macmillan

Amaral, M G 1990. O Povo Yao. Lisboa: Min. Educ.

Argyle, J & Preston-Whyte, E 1978. Social Systems and Tradition in South Africa. CT: Oxford (Includes Township, Zulu, Indian, Venda, Kgatla)

Bannister, A. 1987. The Bushmen. Cape Town: Struik.

Barnard, A. 1992. Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa (Khoisan) London: Cambridge

Beattie, J & Middleton, J 1969. Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africa London: Oxford. (Deals with Tonga <Zam.> Korekore <Zim> Zulu)

Becker, P 1974. Tribe to Township. NY: Panther.

Bekker, S 1993. Ethnicity in Focus: The South African Case. Durban: Indicator

Bonner, P 1981. Working Papers in South African Studies. Johannesburg: Ravan. (Malawi, Zulu, Urban African /Township)

Bozonywana, W 1983. Ndebele Ritual and Customs. Gweru: Mambo

Brandel-Syrier, M 1978. Coming Through. Johannesburg: McGraw-Hill (Township)

Broster, J 1976. The Tembu. Cape Town: Purnell

Bryant, A. 1949. The Zulu People .Pietermaritzburg: Shuter and Shooter

Bucher, H 1980. Spirit and Power: An Analysis of Shona Cosmology. Cape Town: Oxford

Campschreur, W & Divendal, J 1989. Culture in Another South Africa. London: Zed.

Casalis, E 1992. The Basutos. Morija: Morija

Chidester, D 1996.Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion in Southern Africa. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press

Cipire, F 1992. A Educacão Tradicional em Moçambique. Maputo: EMEDIL

Colson, E & Gluckman, M 1951. Seven Tribes of Central Africa. London: Oxford U. (Lozi, Tonga, Bemba, Ngoni, Nyakyasa, Yao, Shona).

Coplan, D 1994. In the Time of Cannibals. Johannesburg: Wits University Press

Cubitt, G 1986. Namibia. Cape Town: Struik

de Haas, M 1989. Towards a Common South African Identity. unpublished paper given at South African Perceptions Forum, Durban Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, 2nd August 1989.

de Villiers, A 1976. English Speaking South Africa Today. London: Oxford

Elliot, A.1987. The Xhosa. Cape Town: Struik

Eloff, J & Coertze, R 1972. Etnografiese Studies in Suidelike Afrika. Pretoria: Van Schaaik (Pedi; Bakgatla; Mamabolo; Venda; Khoi Khoi)

Elphick, R 1985. Khoikhoi and the Founding of White South Africa. Johannesburg: Ravan

Fardon, R & Furniss, G 1994. African Languages, Development and the State. London: Routledge

Ferguson-Davie, C J 1977.The Early History of Indians in Natal. Johannesburg: SAIRR

Fortes, M & Evans Pritchard, E 1970. African Political Systems. London: Oxford (Zulu, Nwato, Bemba, Anhole, Kavirondo)

Forde, D 1954. African Worlds. London:Oxford.

Fuze, M 1979. The Black People and Whence they Came. Pietermaritzburg: Shooter and Shuter

Garvey, B 1994. Bembaland Church: Religion and Social Change in South Central Africa 1891-1964. Leijden: E J Brill

Gelfand, M 1965. African Background: The Traditional Culture of the Shona. Cape Town: Juta

Gelfand, M 1973. The Genuine Shona. Gweru: Mambo

Gelfand, M 1979. Growing Up in Shona Society. Gweru: Mambo

Goldin, I 1987. The Reconstruction of Coloured Identity in the Western Cape. In Marks, S & Trapido, S The Politics of Race and Class in Twentieth Century South Africa. London: Longmans.

Gluckman, M 1965. Custom and Conflict in Africa. Oxford: Blackwell

Goody, J 1962. Death, Property and the Ancestors: Mortuary Customs of the Lodagaa (West Africa). London: Tavistok

Groenwald, H C 1990. Oral Studies in Southern Africa. Pretoria: HSRC (Ndebele, Xhosa, N. Sotho)

Hahn, C. et al 1928. The Native Tribes of South West Africa. Cape Town: Cape Times (Ovambo, Damara, Bushmen, Nama & Herero)

Hammond Tooke, D 1937. The Bantu-Speaking Peoples of Southern Africa. London: RKP.

Hammond-Tooke, D 1989. Rituals & Medicines. London: Donker.

Heinz, H-J & Lee, M 1978. Namkwa: Life among the Bushmen. London: Jonathan Cape.

Hill, R. Muller, M & Trump, M 1991. African Studies Forum Vol I. Pretoria: HSRC (Popular Culture)

Hill, R Muller, M & Trump, M 1993. African Studies Forum Vol II. Pretoria: HSRC (Popular Culture)

Hinfelaar, H 1994. Bemba-speaking Women of Zambia in a Century of Religious Change. London: E J Brill

Jahn, J 1961. Muntu: An outline of the New African Culture. NY: Grove.

Janzen, J 1992. Ngoma. Berkley: Univ. Calif. Press

Jendrej M C & Shaw K 1992. Dreaming, Religion and Society in Africa. Leijden: Brill

Joubert, D 1992. Reflections on Social Values. Pretoria: HSRC

Junod, H 1927. The Life of a South African Tribe (Thonga) London: Macmillan

Kaarsholm, P 1991. Cultural Struggle and Development in Southern Africa. Harare: Baobab. (Zimbabwe, Basotho, Urban Township, Popular Culture)

Kampungu, R 1965. Concept and Aim of Okavango Marriages. Rome: PUU

Kileff, C & Pendleton, W C 1975. Urban Man in Southern Africa. Gweru: Mambo

Krige, E J 1950. The Social System of the Zulus. PMB: Shuter & Shooter.

Krige, E J & Krige, J D 1943. The Realm of the Rain Queen. Cape Town: Juta (Lovedu)

Kuckertz, H. ed. 1981. Ancestor Religion in Southern Africa. Cacadu Transkei: Lumko

Kuckertz H 1983. Authority Structure and Homestead in an Mpondo Village Unpublished U. Wits MA Thesis

Kuhn, J 1974. 12 Shades of Black Cape Town: Don Nelson

Kuper, H 1952. The Swazi. London: IAI

Kuper, H 1963. The Swazi: A Southern African Kingdom . NY: Holt, Reinhart & Winston

Kuper, L 1965. An African Bourgeoisie: Race Class and Politics in South Africa. London: Yale (Urban, Township, Natal)

Langa, A Questões Cristãs a Religião Tradicional Africana. Braga: Ediciones Franciscanas

Lapointe, E 1995. Ancestor Veneration and Christian Worship. In Makobane, M et al eds. The Church and African Culture. Germiston: Lumko.

Laydevent, F. nd The Rites of Initiation in Lesotho. Roma, Lesotho: Social Centre

Lewis-Williams D & Dowson T 1989. Images of power. Johannesburg: Southern.

Lye, W F & Murrey, C 1980. Transformation on the Highveld: The Tswana and Southern Sotho. Cape Town: David Philip

Mair, L 1973. Witchcraft. London: World University Library.

Manyeli, T L 1992. Religious Symbols of the Basotho. Mazenod, Lesotho: Mazenod.

Mayer, P 1971. Townsmen or Tribesmen. London: Oxford U.

Martinez, F 1989. O Pov Macua e a sua Cultura. Lisboa: Min. Educ.

Mason, R 1987. Origins of the African People in the Johannesburg Area. Johannesburg: Skotaville

Mayer, P 1971. Townsmen or Tribesmen.. London: Oxford U.

Mbiti, J S 1970. Concepts of God in Africa. London: SPCK.

Middleton, J 1970. Black Africa. NY: Macmillan

Middleton, J 1965. The Lugbara of Uganda. NY: Holt, Reinhardt & Winston

Middleton, J & Tait, T 196? Tribes Without Rulers. London: Routledge & Kegan

Mitchell, J C 1969. Social Networks in Urban Situations. Manchester: IAI (Zambia urban)

Monnig, H 1967. The Pedi. Pretoria: Van Schaik

Mokhethi, P 1985. Preparation for Marriage among Basotho Christians. Roma, Lesotho:

Mouton, J & Marais, H C 1990. Basic Concepts in the Methodology of the Social Sciences. Pretoria: HSRC.

Moyo, S et al 1986. Oral Traditions in Southern Africa. (Vols 1-4) Lusaka: Univ. Zam

Mudimbe, V Y 1994. The Idea of Africa. London: James Currey.

Mutwa, V C n.d Indaba, my children. Johannesburg: Blue Crane.

Myburgh AC ed. 1981. Anthropology for Southern Africa. Pretoria: Van Schaik

Ndebele: Artist Nation. Cape Town: Struik

Ngulube, N 1989. Some Aspects of Growing Up in Zambia. London: Oxford U.

Pauw, B A 1963. Xhosa in Town: The Second Generation. Cape Town: Oxford

Peil, M 1971. Consensus and Conflict in African Societies. London: Longmans

Philips, A 1953. Survey of African Marriage and Family Life. London: Oxford

Plaatje, S 1916. Sechuana Proverbs. London: Kegan Paul

Radcliffe Brown, A & Ford, D 1950. African Systems of Kinship and Marriage. London: Oxford. (Swazi, Nyakyusa, Tswana, Lozi, Zulu)

Reader, D 1966. Zulu Tribe in Transition. Manchester: Man Univ Press

Reuter, A 1963. Native Marriages in South Africa. Munster: Mission Studies

Rich, P 1984. White Power and the Liberal Conscience Johannesburg: Ravan.

SAIRR 1967. The Indian South African. Johannesburg: SAIRR

Sangambo, M K nd. The History of the Luvale People and their Chieftainship. np

Schadeberg, J 1982. The Kalahari Bushmen Dance. London: Willwood House

Schapera, I 1930 The Khoisan Peoples of Southern Africa. London: Routledge

Schapera, I 1937. Bantu Speaking Tribes of Southern Africa. London: Routledge

Schapera, I 1939. Married Life in An African Tribe. London: Faber

Schapera, I 1953. The Tswana. London: IAI.

Sechefo, J nd. The Twelve Lunar Months of the Basotho. Mazenod: Catholic Centre.

Setiloane, G 1978. How the Traditional world view persists in the Christianity of the Sotho-Tswana. In Fashole-Luke, E., Gray, R., Hastings, A. & Tasie, G., eds., Christianity in Independent Africa, pp. 402-412. London: Rex Collings.

Sheddick, V G J 1953. The Southern Sotho. London IAI.

Shorter, A 1973. African Culture and the Christian Church. London: Chapman.

Smith, E & Murray Dale, A 1968. The Ila Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. NY: University.

Southall, A 1961. Social Change in Modern Africa. London: Oxford. (Zambia)

Taylor, B K 1969. The Western Lacustrine Bantu. London: IAI (Nyoro, Toro, Nyakore, Kiga, Haya, Zinza)

Thorpe, S A 1991. African Traditional Religions. Pretoria: UNISA

Tlhagale, B 1985. Culture in an Apartheid Society. Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 51:27-36.

Turner, V 1968. Drums of Affliction. London: Oxford (Ndembu)

Vail, L. ed. 1989. The Creation of Tribalism in Southern Africa. London: James Currey. (Afrikaner, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zulu, Coloured, Mocambique, Lamba)

Van der Post, L & Taylor, J 1984. Testament to the Bushmen. Middlesex: Viking.

van Niekerk, M 1991. African Thinking: A Critical Discussion. In Hill, R. Muller, M & Trump, M African Studies Forum Vol I. Pretoria: HSRC pp125-192

Venter, A J 1974. Coloured: Profile of 2 Million People. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau

Vilikazi, A 1965. Zulu Transformations. CapeTown: David Philip.

Wilson, M 1959. Communal Ritual of the Nyakyusa. London: Oxford

Wilson, G & Wilson, M 1968. The Analysis of Social Change. London: Cambridge (Influence of Modernism in Central Africa)

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