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Saarelma-Maunumaa,Minna
What are the most popular names of the Ambo people in Namibia? Why do so many Ambos have Finnish first names? What do the African names of these people mean? Why is the namesake so important in Ambo culture? How did the long independence struggle affect personal naming, and what are the latest name-giving trends in Namibia? This study analyses the changes in the personal naming system of the Ambo people in Namibia over the last 120 years, starting from the year 1883 when the first Ambos received biblical and European names at baptism. The central factors in this process were the German and South African colonisation and European missionary work on the one hand, and the rise of African nationalism on the other hand. Eventually, this clash between African and European naming practices led to a new and dynamic naming system which includes elements of both African and European origin. 373pp.
Finnish Literature Society, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517465297
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Inventory #11781
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Clark, Kenneth
N.B. Heavy foxing to inside of D/J.Slight mark to bottom edge of rear board. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Previous owners inscription on ffep. 199pp.
Rizzoli, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 084780318X
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Inventory #23498
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Bowden, Tim
276pp.
ABC Books, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0733300103
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Inventory #19412
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Smith, Robert J.
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Longman, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0582238927
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Inventory #29575
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Truscott, Gerald
This title includes a book and a DVD. Highlighted by brilliant photographs, the colourful stories of British Columbia's history leap off the pages of this beautiful book. BC became a colony in 1858, and this book celebrates its 150 years with a selection of vignettes about objects from our collective past and the people intimately involved with them. This entertaining book captures the essence of British Columbia and the diversity of its people and landscapes. Among the stories are, a dozen selections from the People History Project: personal stories and short family histories from around the province. This book also includes "Evergreen Playland", a DVD of BC tourism travelogues from the 1950s and 1960s. 170pp.
Royal BC Museum, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780772658708
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Inventory #22932
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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