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Igor Kopytoff
Institute for the Study of Human Issues (Philadelphia, PA 19104-3318)

The Birth and Rise of an African Polity: The Aghem of Cameroon

To study the ethnic genesis, rise, and social and political development of the Aghem of Cameroon in pre-colonial and early colonial times. The study will he based on materials collected during fieldwork in Cameroon in 1969-71, and on additional archival research in Europe. The study is concerned with integrating historical with anthropological interpretations, and in exploring the boundaries between them, and their overlap.

Project fields:

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1975 – 6/30/1975