Scenes From African Urban Life: Collected Copperbelt Papers A.L. Epstein

ISBN: 9780748603213

Published: August 13th 1992

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Scenes From African Urban Life: Collected Copperbelt Papers  by  A.L. Epstein

Scenes From African Urban Life: Collected Copperbelt Papers by A.L. Epstein
August 13th 1992 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780748603213 | 9.14 Mb

A collection of papers depicting life in the copperbelt townships of Zambia, a decade before independence. New material is combined with some more well-known essays, covering the role of networks in urban social organization- the emergence ofMoreA collection of papers depicting life in the copperbelt townships of Zambia, a decade before independence.

New material is combined with some more well-known essays, covering the role of networks in urban social organization- the emergence of CiCopperbelti, the distinctive language of the towns- and the remarkable evangelical success of Jehovahs Witnesses. A chapter on the resurgence of beliefs in banyama or vampires appears for the first time in this collection and a specially written retrospect is a personal account of Epsteins years of fieldwork in the copperbelt.



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