Southern Africa; the land and its peoples
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Published by M. Miller in Cape Town .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • South Africa -- Description and travel.,
  • South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1918-

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Edition Notes

Statementby H. Hutchinson and J.W. Nankivell.
ContributionsNankivell, James William, jt. author
LC ClassificationsDT732 .H8
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6348762M
LC Control Number37002183

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  "San" is a collective name for Khoisan-speaking nations in Southern Africa. Also sometimes referred to as Bushmen or Basarwa, their gene pattern dates back s years, making them direct descendants of the world's first humans. The San live in areas of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho. In some areas Author: Anouk Zijlma. Home» History» Southern Africa; the Land and its Peoples. 5% OFF. Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary. Southern Africa; the Land and its Peoples Hutchinson, Herbert; Nankivell, J. W. Quantity in stock: 1. € € The series, published between and , brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise, critical and (for its time) accurate, the Ethnographic Survey contains Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the Pages: This book does not present a distillation of long and intimate familiarity with the African continent. The author has had field experience only among indigenous peoples in North America and Oceania, and his first-hand knowledge of Africa has been limited to three brief visits--a week in Egypt in , four days in Cape Town in , and a fortnight in Kenya and Tanganyika in