Political-Economic History of the Upper-Sangha

  title={Political-Economic History of the Upper-Sangha},
  author={Elisabeth Copet-Rougier},
  • Elisabeth Copet-Rougier
  • Published 2001
This paper concerns the history of the upper-Sangha region, which has historically attracted many migrations, giving the densely populated area its multi-ethnic flavor. Political relations were constructed by means of alliance and kinship exchanges of “nephew” (to an inferior group), “wife” (to a strong ally) or “sister” (to a group considered equal). Such matrimonial and fictive kinship links among groups allowed residents of the Sangha region to exchange not only goods but people, and to… CONTINUE READING

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