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Ranking and Resistance: A Precolonial Cameroonian Polity in Regional Perspective
A note on orthography 1. Introduction 2. Fieldwork setting and research methodology 3. The Bamenda plateau as a regional system 4. Precolonial Meta' 5. Patrilineal descent 6. Village-levelExpand
CHIEFLY HOUSEHOLDS IN P RECOLONIAL META' SOCIETY
The objectives of this paper are: (1) to provide a general description of precolonial chiefly compounds in Meta', and (2) to consider the degree to which wealth and power were con centrated in theseExpand
Boundary work: American ethnographers as intercultural communicators in Japan
An intriguing window on Japanese/American intercultural relations can be found in American ethnographers’ in-depth accounts of their difficulties with Japanese informants. Although the literatureExpand
Ritual Resolution in Meta' Legal Process
Specialists in conflict resolution by ritual means, such as the much discussed Nuer Leopard-Skin Chief, have long been familiar in the anthropological literature (Evans-Pritchard I940, I956; HowellExpand
Violent conflict in Meta‘ society
A critical review of social structural approaches to violent conflict reveals a composite theoretical model that contrasts peaceful conflicting loyalties type societies with violent fraternalExpand
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