A History of the Bemba : Political Growth and Change in North-Eastern Zambia Before 1900

London: Longman Group, 1973. Trade Paperback. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Name of former owner blacked out on half title page. 420 p. w/ maps, illus;, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. A scholarly study of the Bemba people of north eastern Zambia. Though he early history is based on oral traditions of Bemba, it is possible for the author to trace the growth of the Bemba from a small kingdom on the 17th c. to a much more powerful one in the 19th c., including a discussion of the writings of David Livingstone, the first white man to visit a Bemba king. Very good. Item #17857

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