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Kuper, Hilda

Overview
Works: 79 works in 353 publications in 3 languages and 6,536 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Acting editions  Fiction  Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Poetry  Genealogy  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DT971, 916.834
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Most widely held works about Hilda Kuper
 
Most widely held works by Hilda Kuper
The Swazi : a South African kingdom by Hilda Kuper( Book )

38 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case study based upon information collected during half a century of field research in Swaziland, presenting rare insight into the dynamics of the country's independence, problems facing traditional leaders, and conflicts of interest and personalities
Urbanization and migration in West Africa by Los Angeles University of California( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African law : adaptation and development by Hilda Kuper( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African aristocracy : rank among the Swazi by Hilda Kuper( Book )

43 editions published between 1947 and 2018 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1947 and reprinted with a new preface in 1961, this book is based on field studies and gives an account of the social organization of the Swazi, wiith special reference to the aristocratic structure of their society and the way in which birth and rank determine social relationships and activities. The book provides a historical picture of the Swazi and the part played by them during the period of European expansion in British and Boer conflicts in South Africa. The economic structure of a society based on agriculture and the influence exerted over every aspect of social activity by the conservative and aristocratic political hierarchy is analyzed and post-War changes and their effect upon the Swazi also reviewed
The uniform of colour, a study of white-black relationships in Swaziland by Hilda Kuper( Book )

23 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses, from a particular angle, the relationship between Swazi and European in Swaziland - studied primarily during the years 1934 - 1937
Sobhuza II, Ngwenyama and King of Swaziland : the story of an hereditary ruler and his country by Hilda Kuper( Book )

14 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian people in Natal by Hilda Kuper( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch in my heart : a play set in Swaziland in the 1930s by Hilda Kuper( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African aristocracy; rank among the Swazi of Bechuanaland by Hilda Kuper( Book )

10 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shona and Ndebele of Southern Rhodesia: by Hilda Kuper( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Swazi by Hilda Kuper( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2019 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bite of hunger; a novel of Africa by Hilda Kuper( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch in my heart : short stories and poems by Hilda Kuper( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SWAZI : southern africa part i by Hilda Kuper( )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- FOREWORD -- Contents -- THE PEOPLE -- Nomenclature -- Royal Genealogy -- ETHNIC COMPOSITION AND HISTORY -- Location -- PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT -- DEMOGRAPHY -- LINGUISTIC DATA -- Traditional Literature -- Music: Dancing -- SOCIAL ORGANISATION -- The Homestead -- Territorial grouping -- Marriage Regulations -- Divorce -- Kinship -- Succession -- Age: Age Classes -- ECONOMY -- Land Tenure -- Cultivation -- Animal Husbandry -- Diet -- Hunting -- Building -- Arts and Crafts -- Division of Labour: Specialisation -- Distribution of Wealth -- Recent Economic Developments -- POLITICAL STRUCTURE -- Traditional Central Organisation -- Local Government -- Slavery -- Legal Procedure -- Modern Administration -- RELIGION, RITUAL AND MEDICINE -- Ancestral Cult -- Nature Worship -- Rain-Making -- Christianity -- The Incwala -- War Ritual -- Medicine Men and Diviners -- Death and Burial -- APPENDIX I. Genealogy of Swazi Kings -- APPENDIX II. List of Chiefs -- BIBLIOGRAPHY
Inhlitiyo ngumtsakatsi by Hilda Kuper( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in Swazi and Zulu and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shona and Ndebele of southern Rhodesia : southern Africa by Hilda Kuper( )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- FOREWORD -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- CONTENTS -- GENERAL INTRODUCTION -- THE SHONA -- Tribal and Sub-tribal Grouping -- Nomenclature -- Tribal marks and appearance -- Location of tribes: ethnic distribution -- linguistic distribution -- neighbouring tribes -- Language -- Literature and music -- Physical Environment -- Demography -- History -- Social Organization -- Kinship -- Age and sex -- Marriage -- prohibited and preferential marriage -- inheritance of widows -- divorce -- Inheritance and succession -- Main Features of Economy -- Land tenure -- Soil cultivation -- Animal husbandry -- Hunting -- Fishing -- Building -- Specialization and trade -- Ownership of property -- Political Organization -- Local organization -- Legal system -- Position of the chiefs -- Religion, Ritual and Magic -- The High God -- Tribal gods -- Ancestral spirits -- Rain-making -- Medicine men and diviners -- Other spirts -- Appendix-Shona dialectal population -- Witchcraft and sorcery -- Ritual murders -- Totemism -- Death and burial rites -- Christianity -- Bibliography -- THE NDEBELE -- Introduction -- Tribal and Sub-tribal Grouping -- Nomenclature -- Location -- Tribal Mixture -- Demography -- Language -- History -- Physical Environment -- Main Features of Economy -- Agricultural and animal husbandry -- Division of labour -- Crafts -- Music, dances, games -- Trade -- Social Organization and Political System -- The kingdom -- Provinces and regiments -- Modern political system -- The caste system -- Modern settlement pattern -- Wider territorial groupings: interrelations between homesteads -- Kinship -- Law -- Land tenure -- Cattle -- Inheritance -- Slavery -- Position of women -- Main Cultural Features -- Physical characteristics -- Dress -- Birth and youth -- Marriage -- choice of a spouse
The Shona and Ndebele of Southern Rhodesia by Hilda Kuper( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shona and Ndebele of Southern Rhodesia: The Shona by Hilda Kuper( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inhliziyo ngumthakathi by Hilda Kuper( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in Zulu and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African aristocracy by Hilda Kuper( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Swazi : a South African kingdom
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Alternative Names
Beemer, Hilda 1911-1992

Beemer Kuper, Hilda 1911-1992

Hilda Kuper antropóloga suazilandesa (1911–1992)

Hilda Kuper antropóloga sudafricana

Hilda Kuper antropologe uit Zimbabwe (1911-1992)

Hilda Kuper simbabwische Anthropologin

Hilda Kuper South African anthropologist

Kuper, Hilda Beemer 1911-1992

Languages
English (273)

Zulu (3)

Swazi (1)