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The Roots of Ethnicity: Origins of the Acholi of Uganda Before 1800 (Ethnohistory) Hardcover – 10 Oct 1994

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press; 1st. Edition edition (10 Oct. 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0812232488
  • ISBN-13: 978-0812232486
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 16.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,939,931 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Atkinson (history, U. of South Carolina) argues that although colonial rule and its aftermath have played a major role in shaping ethnicity in Africa, many sociohistorical developments can be traced to a past long before the colonial period. He examines the origins of the culture and society of the Acholi of present-day northern Uganda, and provide

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