A comparative study of the ranking of wives in polygamous households among the Southern Bantu, with diagrams and maps, 212 pages.
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- ReferenceGB 115 RCS/RCMS 203
- Dates of Creation1996
- Language of MaterialEnglish .
- Physical Description1 volume(s) 1 volume paper
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Administrative / Biographical History
Laura Longmore, a British South African, graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1948. She was a lecturer in African life and administration and in anthropology at the University of Witwatersrand, and contributed to academic, medical and scientific journals. She undertook expeditions to study flora and fauna, bird life, archaeology and marine environments, and attended conferences on a range of subjects. Longmore was a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Royal African Society, and a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association, the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Commonwealth Society.
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Presented by Laura Longmore, October 1998.
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. III.
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Conditions Governing Use
Copyright, Laura Longmore, 1996. No part of 'Polygamy' may be reproduced, stored or transmitted without the prior permission of the custodian, the R.C.S. Librarian. All use of the publication must acknowledge the source and author.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Longmore, Laura, fl 1948-1998