ecology of the Gwembe Tonga by Thayer Scudder

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Published by Published for the Rhodes-Livingstone Inst itute by Manchester University Press in Manchester .

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Statementby Thayer Scudder.
SeriesKariba studies
The Physical Object
Pagination274p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages274
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Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga. Manchester [Eng.]: Published on behalf of the Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia by Manchester University Press: Distributed in the U.S.A.

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THE GWEMBE TONGA RESEARCH PROJECT. The Gwembe Tonga Research Project (GTRP) was initiated in by anthropologists Elizabeth Colson and Thayer Scudder, as a "before and after" study of the impacts of large scale development, in this case the building of Kariba Dam on the Zambezi River, and subsequent flooding of the Middle Zambezi Valley and the relocation of approximat.

A Gwembe Tonga Basket from Chief Sinazongwe's area. Project Background. The Gwembe Tonga Research Project (GTRP) was initiated in by anthropologists Elizabeth Colson and Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga book Scudder, as a "before and after" study of the impacts of large scale development, in this case the building of Kariba Dam on the Zambezi River, and subsequent flooding of the Middle Zambezi Valley and the.

Cliggett, Lisa Aging, Agency and Gwembe Tonga Getting By. Journal of Aging, Humanities and the Arts. 4(2) Cliggett, Lisa; Brooke Wyssmann The Costs of Diversification: Exploring Zambian Teachers’ Alternative Income Generation and Crimes Against the Future.

Housing and the Welfare Crisis in New York City. Author: George S. Sternlieb,Bernard P. Indik; Publisher: Transaction Publishers ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The basic ecology of human groupsâ the relationship between the distribution of population and material resources and the resultant social and cultural patternsâ is a subject which.

Social organization of the Gwembe Tonga (Human problems of Kariba) [Colson, Elizabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Social organization of the Gwembe Tonga (Human problems of Kariba)Author: Elizabeth Colson. The Valley Tonga exhibit much cultural diversity and Colson has to some extent followed Nadel’s method in his Nuba studies of throwing into high relief points of theo- retical interest in the process of comparing Tonga subcultures.

She distinguishes River- ine from Uplands Gwembe Tonga on ecological grounds and then further differentiatesAuthor: V. Turner. To cite this Article Cliggett, Lisa() 'Aging, Agency, and Gwembe Tonga Getting By', Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts, 4: 2, 98 — To link to this Article: DOI: Author: Lisa Cliggett.

Social Organization of Gwembe Tonga [Colson, Elizabeth & Max Gluckman, Eds.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Social Organization of Gwembe TongaAuthor: Eds. Colson, Elizabeth & Max Gluckman. Now for the first time there is a book about the people whose lives were perhaps the most profoundly affected, inhabitants of the square miles of the Zambcsi Valley which is now being covered by the lake.

Other titles will include The Human Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga, The Material Culture of the Gwembe Tonga, The Human.

Thayer Scudder (bornNew Haven, Connecticut), an American social anthropologist, is an Anthropology Professor Emeritus at the California Institute of ed at Harvard University (ABPhD ), he did a postdoctorate in African Studies, Anthropology and Ecology at the London School of Economics, followed by positions with the Rhodes-Livingston Institute for Social Born:New Haven, CT.

This article examines several decades of cyclical shifts in the political ecology of a Zambian national park buffer zone, where Gwembe Tonga migrants have pioneered land for ambitious livelihood. The aim of the study is to investigate the impact of the Gwembe Tonga Development Project (GTDP) on the Gwembe Tonga (GT) people.

The GT people were displaced in to pave way for the construction of the Kariba Dam that would increase the electricity supply to the mines in the Copperbelt and farmers.

The number of people. Bonnie Keller’s research on Tonga women settled in the town of Mazabuka. My deepest involvement since has been with the people of the Gwembe Valley, in what was then Gwembe District but, since the beginning of the s, has been divided into the Districts of Siavonga, Gwembe and Sinazongwe.

These coincide with the different. neighbouring societies with whom the Valley Tonga compare badly in material culture, he is guilty of some rashness in making his judgments. It IE. Colson, The Social Organization of the Gwembe Tonga, 2T.

Scudder, The Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga, Book reviewed in this article: Society: Problems and Methods of Study, edited by A.

Welford, Michael Argyle, D. Glass, and J. Morris Philosophy, Politics and. The Gwembe Tonga live in Zambia’s Southern Province, a region of climatic extremes including severe multiyear droughts over the past century, coupled with periods of flooding and pest infestation.

This, together with political fluctuations over the last 50 years, has significantly influenced their livelihood choices and ecological impacts. Gwembe is a small town in Southern Province of Zambia with a population of about people. It is the largest town in Gwembe District which on Lake Kariba between Siavonga and Sinazongwe Districts.

It used to be the District Headquarters until it moved to Munyumbwe some 30 km east of the town. One of the main agricultural activities in this district used to be cotton growing which was Authority control: BNF: cbz (data), VIAF:.

Gwembe project terms, meaning a printed and bound book with detailed histo­ ries of all the households and their members) for the village where I planned to establish my home base and for the village I planned to use as my comparison site.

Aging, Agency, and Gwembe Tonga Getting By Full Article Using a political ecology framework to explore the gendered nature of extended family support networks for the elderly, this article reveals the ways that older women and men negotiate their social and material worlds in the context of extreme ecological and economic conditions Cited by: 2.

cause of the Gwembe Tonga. He lost interest in their plight, however, when it became clear that his nationalist agenda was not congruent with that of the Gweba Tonga. Light and Power is an extremely important book, which opens up new areas of scholarly inquiry.

The study could have been even richer if Tischler had paid as much attention to the. The Gwembe Tonga who lived along the Zambezi River in central Gwembe used a Crow kinship terminology, did not approve of cross-cousin marriage, and looked upon lineage segmentation as normal and to be expected.

South Gwembe Tonga shared the first two of these features but tried to avoid the segmenta tion of its tightly organized by: 9. $49, (NSF BCS). “Strategies of Data Archiving for Cultural Anthropology, Using Gwembe Tonga Research Project (GTRP) Data.”. Gwembe hotels: low rates, no booking fees, no cancellation fees.

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Drawing on field research undertaken primarily between and (in collaboration with Dr. Thayer Scudder), this book analyzes the effect upon the Gwembe Tonga of the construction of the Kariba Dam, and the loss of their land to one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.

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Researchers interested in the Zambia data set should contact Lisa Cliggett for more information on how to gain access for research purposes. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES. Tonga has no proven reserves of oil, natural gas, coal or oil refining capacity.

Tonga is entirely dependent upon imports of oil, natural gas or coal to meet its hydrocarbon needs. Inthe country's imports and consumption of refined petroleum products each averaged barrels per day.

The ecology of the Gwembe Tonga: Pub. on behalf of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Northern Rhodesia The impact of cash budgets on poverty reduction in Zambia: a case study of the conflict between well-in.

o Vulnerability to food scarcity faced by elderly women of the Gwembe Tonga people in Zambia. o The building of the Kariba Dam in led to the forced resettlement of the Gwembe people away from fertile river basin settlements into less ideal settlements on higher grounds or downstream.

Combining anthropology, archeology, and evolutionary theory, Paul E. Minnis develops a model of how tribal societies deal with severe food shortages. While focusing on the prehistory of the Rio Mimbres region of New Mexico, he provides comparative data from the Fringe Enga of New Guinea, the Tikopia of Tikopia Island, and the Gwembe Tonga of South Africa.

Minnis proposes that, faced with the. In her ethnography of the Gwembe Tonga people of rural Zambia, Lisa Cliggett explores what happens to kinship ties in times of famine. The Tonga, a matrilineal Bantu-speaking society, had long lived and farmed along the banks of the Zambezi River, but when the Kariba Dam was completed and the river valley was flooded inapproximately.

adaptation among Zambia’s Gwembe Tonga. Special Issue, Eds Jane Guyer and Eric Lambin. Human Ecology February 35(1) Guyer, Jane; Eric Lambin, Lisa Cliggett and Peter Walker (with contributions from all workshop participants) Temporal Heterogeneity in the Study of African Land Use.

Special Issue, Eds Jane Guyer and Eric Lambin. The Gwembe Tonga live in Zambia’s Southern Province, a region of climatic extremes including severe multiyear droughts over the past century, coupled with periods of flooding and pest infestation.

This, together with political fluctuations over the last 50 years, has significantly influenced their livelihood choices and ecological impacts Cited by: 1. The Ecology of the Gwembe Tonga, Manchester University Press (Manchester, England), Gathering among African Woodlands Savannah Cultivators: A Case Study—The Gwembe Tonga, Manchester University Press (Manchester, England),   Combining anthropology, archeology, and evolutionary theory, Paul E.

Minnis develops a model of how tribal societies deal with severe food shortages. While focusing on the prehistory of the Rio Mimbres region of New Mexico, he provides comparative data from the Fringe Enga of New Guinea, the Author: Paul E.

Minnis. A very readable and informative doctoral presentation on social adaptation to food stress. Using archaeological evidence of both food and cultural artifacts, Paul Minnis presents a theory about how drought drove the various cultures to change.

Highly recommend for sociological studies and people interested in food history.4/5. Human Ecology. Cligget L, Coleson E, Hay R, Scudder T, Unruh J () Chronic uncertainty and momentary opportunity: a half century of adaptation among Zambia’s Gwembe Tonga.

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Nyami Nyami. In Tonga culture, the Nyami Nyami, otherwise known as the Zambezi River God or Zambezi Snake Spirit, is one of the most important gods of Tonga people, and one of the most popular modern myths associated with the rapids of the Nyami is believed to protect the Tonga people and give them sustenance in difficult times.

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