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Sukuma labor songs from Western Tanzania 1 edition

Sukuma labor songs from Western Tanzania
Frank D. Gunderson

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Sukuma labor songs from Western Tanzania
we never sleep, we dream of farming
by Frank Gunderson

Published 2010 by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Songs of the Bayeye (snake hunters) and the Banuunguli (porcupine hunters)
Songs of the Bayege (elephant hunters)
Songs of the Baja Nyalaja (Lake Eyasi salt caravaners)
Songs of the Bapagati (long-distance porters)
Songs of the Balugu (warriors) and Barugaruga (mercenaries)
Songs of Askaris (conscripted soldiers)
Songs of reciprocal village labor
Songs of the Bagobogobo ("skin wearers") and Bakomyaluume ("dew steppers") competitive farming associations
Songs of the Bagobogobo in praise of the hoe
Songs of the Balimi (farmers) concerning disease, drought, and famine
Songs of nationalist praise for TANU, Julius Nyerere, and Uhuru
Songs of political discourse during the Ujamaa Epoch (1967-1985)
Songs concerning the war against Idi Amin
Songs of praise for the CCM since Julius Nyerere's presidency (1985-1995)
Songs of the Basungusungu (village vigilante associations).

Edition Notes

Texts of labor songs with translation into English, musical transcriptions, and commentary.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [487]-495) and indexes.

Text in English, Sukuma and Swahili.

African sources for African history -- v. 11, African sources for African history -- v. 11.


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ML3760 .G86 2010

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