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Title:The Beti and the Germans (1887-1916)
Author:Quinn, FrederickISNI
Year:1972
Periodical:Afrika und Übersee: Sprachen, Kulturen
Volume:56
Issue:1-2
Pages:119-130
Language:English
Geographic terms:Kamerun
Germany
Subjects:Beti
colonial conquest
Abstract:The Germans in Cameroon since July 14, 1884 - First (German) contact (with the Beti - Local administration - A system of 'mayors' - Chiefs - An African police force - Karl Atangana - Atangana in Germany, 1911-1913 - Atangana as Paramount Chief - African vs. German traders - The Ivory trade - Prices -The impact of trade - Carriers and caravans - The arrival of the missionaries - Christian villages - Mission - Administration relations - the end of the Sso rite - The importance of the Sso symbols - Polygamy vs. missionary doctrine. Notes, summary.
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