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The Ovimbundu under two sovereignities

Adrian C. Edwards

The Ovimbundu under two sovereignities

a study of social control and social change among a people of Angola.

by Adrian C. Edwards

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Published by Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Angola.
    • Subjects:
    • Mbundu (African people),
    • Ethnology -- Angola.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 163-166.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT611.42 .E3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 169 p.
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5846572M
      LC Control Number62005170
      OCLC/WorldCa340008

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London, Published for the International African The Ovimbundu under two sovereignities book by the Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Adrian C Edwards.

Find more. Get this from a library. The Ovimbundu under two sovereignities: a study of social control and social change among a people of Angola. [Adrian C Edwards]. The Ovimbundu, also known as the Southern Mbundu, are a Bantu ethnic group who live on the Bié Plateau of central Angola and in the coastal strip west of these highlands.

As the largest ethnic group in Angola, they make up almost 40 percent of the country's population. Overwhelmingly the Ovimbundu follow Christianity, mainly the Igreja Evangélica. By the early s, up toOvimbundu, estimated at one-quarter of the group's able-bodied adult males, were migrating on one-year and two-year labor contracts to the coffee plantations of Uíge and Cuanza Norte provinces; anot to 20, sought work in Luanda and Lobito; and roughly the same number worked in the industrial.

{Size: x cms} Lang: English, Pages Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back []. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its by: Ovimbundu, people inhabiting the tree-studded grasslands of the Bié Plateau in Angola.

They speak Umbundu, a Bantu language of the Niger-Congo language family. They numbered about four million at the turn of the 21st century. The ruling families entered the highlands from the northeast in the 17th.

Yet for the Ovimbundu the war br ought suffering on a scale and depth felt by no other ethnic group.

National elections in revealed a strong but by no means universal Ovimbundu allegiance to UNITA; in the three Ovimbundu-dominated provinces it gained two-thirds of the parliamentary vote. The Mbundu also known as Northern Mbundu or Ambundu are Bantu-speaking people living in Angola's North-West, North of the river Kwanza.

They are distinct from the Southern Mbundu or Ovimbundu people. The Ambundu speak Kimbundu, and mostly also the official language of the country, : Kwekudee. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Music of the Ovimbundu in Angola.

Various performers. Acoustic Music Records The Ovimbundu are a Bantu speaking people, living in the central highlands of Angola, and on the evidence of this CD, they have - or more probably had in /2, when the recordings were made - a rich and varied musical culture.

Bibliografia. Wilfrid Hambly, The Ovimbundu of Angola, Chicago: Field Museum, Gladwyn Murray Childs, Umbundu Kinship and Character, Londres: Oxford University Press, Adrian Edwards, "The Ovimbundu Under Two Sovereignties: A Study of Social Control and Social Change Among a People of Angola", Londres: Oxford University Press, The Joshua Project Progress Scale is an estimate of the progress of church planting among a people group, people cluster, country or language.

The Progress Scale is derived from people group values for percent Evangelical and percent Christian Adherent. Includes bibliographical references (p.

) and index Fieldiana series has been published as Anthropological Series by Field Columbian Museum () and Field Museum of Natural History (), and as Fieldiana: Anthropology by Chicago Natural History Museum () and Field Museum of Natural History ()Pages: People of Angola - Ovimbundu.

and UNITA became an internal vehicle for the Ovimbundu group to counterbalance the role of the other two major ethnic groups in. Ethnic groups and languages. There are over distinct ethnic groups and languages/dialects in Angola. Although Portuguese is the official language, for many black Angolans it is a second or even third language.

The three dominant ethnic groups are the Ovimbundu, Mbundu (better called Ambundu, speaking Kimbundu) and the are also small numbers of Mestiço. The ethnic can be broken down into North Mbundu called Kimbundu and South and Cental Imbundu called Ovimbundu.

Kimbundu is spoken in Loanda and the capital Luanda. Ovimbundu comprise the majority of the population of Angola at 37% and Kimbundu comprise 25%, the second largest ethnic (CIA Factbook ).

OCCUPATIONAL RITUAL, BELIEF, AND CUSTOM AMONG THE OVIMBUNDU By WILFRID DYSON HAMBLY W HEN leader of the Frederick H. Rawson-Field Museum Expedition of one of my chief objects was the assembling of a repre- sentative collection of the arts and handicrafts of Angola, and particularlyCited by: 7.

> >Ovimbundu the presence and power of Suku is expressed in the great > >mountains, sea, rivers, lakes, rocks, landscape, trees, thunders, clouds, > >rain, wind, sun, moon, stars and all the natural wonders. So, the earth and > >all that are on it. opposition political party. During the Civil War of Angola several large cities in the Umbundu/Ovimbundu territory were destroyed by UNITA, and were, for long periods, under UNITA control.

Beginning inmany of the Ovimbundu people have returned to Umbundu lands, however most are still scattered around Angola, living where they Size: KB. Between andthe Ovimbundu peoples migrated from the north and east of Angola to the Benguela Plateau. They did not, however, consolidate their kingdoms, nor did their kings assert their sovereignty over the plateau until the eighteenth century, when some twenty-two kingdoms emerged.

- Explore mlisewashere's board "African art - Ovimbundu", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about African art, African, Art pins.This volume, as stated in the subtitle, is a 'description of the social structure and individual development of the Ovimbundu of Angola, with observations concerning the bearing on the enterprise of Christian missions of certain phases of the life and culture described.' It contains ample sections on the identification of the Ovimbundu and their neighbors, their territorial .Folk-tales of Angola: Fifty Tales, with Ki-mbundu Text, Literal English Translation, Introduction, and Notes, Volume 1 Héli Chatelain American Folk-lore Society, - Folklore - pages.