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Author Newbury, David S.

Title The land beyond the mists [electronic resource] : essays on identity and authority in precolonial Congo and Rwanda / David Newbury ; foreword by Jan Vansina.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 444 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-435) and index.
Contents Bushi and the historians : historiographical themes in eastern Kivu -- Recent historical research in the area of Lake Kivu : Rwanda and Zaire -- Lake Kivu regional trade in the nineteenth century -- Kamo and lubambo : dual genesis traditions on Ijwi Island -- The campaigns of Rwabugiri -- Rwabugiri and Ijwi -- King and chief on Ijwi Island -- The clans of Rwanda : a historical hypothesis -- Bunyabungo : the western frontier in Rwanda, ca. 1750-1850 -- What role has kingship? An analysis of the Umuganura ritual in Rwanda as presented in M. d'Hertefelt and A. Coupez, La royauté sacrée de l'ancien Rwanda -- Trick cyclists? Recontextualizing Rwandan dynastic chronology -- Precolonial Burundi and Rwanda : local loyalties, regional royalties.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ethnology -- Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda)
Ethnology -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Ethnology -- Rwanda.
Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda) -- History.
Kivu, Lake, Region (Congo and Rwanda) -- Historiography.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Historiography.
Rwanda -- History.
Rwanda -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821418741 (cloth : alk. paper)
0821418742 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780821418758 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0821418750 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780821443408 (e-book)

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