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The Gogo : History, Customs, and Traditions - Mathius E. Mnyampala

The Gogo

History, Customs, and Traditions

Paperback Published: 14th March 1995
ISBN: 9781563244063
Number Of Pages: 168
For Ages: 18 years old

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This volume makes available for the first time in English the narrative reconstruction by the noted Tanzanian author and poet Mathias E. Mnyampala of the history and customs of his people. The work is translated, introduced, and edited by Professor Gregory Maddox of Texas Southern University. Professor Maddox earned his doctorate from Northwestern University. He has published several works on environmental change in central Tanzania and on the Gogo people and has taught at the University of Dar es Salaam.

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction The: Ironies of Historia, Mila Na Desturi Za Wagogop. 1
A Note on the Translationp. 35
Introductionp. 39
History of Dodomap. 41
History of Manyonip. 85
Customs and Traditionsp. 97
In Praise of Dodoma (inasifika Dodoma)p. 123
Notesp. 127
Glossaryp. 139
Bibliographyp. 141
Indexp. 145
About the Authorsp. 151
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ISBN: 9781563244063
ISBN-10: 1563244063
Series: Sources and Studies in World History
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 14th March 1995
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25