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By Paul H. Skelton

ISBN-10: 1868726436

ISBN-13: 9781868726431

Книга является определителем пресноводных рыб южноафриканского региона. Описание видов включает: цветной рисунок, карту распространения, символы, указывающие степень использования и охранный статус, в также детальное текстовую характеристику рыбы и ее местообитаний. Имеются определительные ключи для идентификации семейств, родов и видов.
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The political institution of the market extended well beyond the office of iyalode. The iyalode had lieutenants, in some cases elected by the women’s association, and in others appointed by the town’s traditional political authority. In Ibadan, for example, there were subordinate titles such as otun, osi, and balogun, and other honorary titles were bestowed on successful and prominent women. Each guild set up a parallel order, headed by an official called the iya egbe and chairwomen known as the alaga, who presided over subcommittees.

She acquired followers and obtained titles for herself and her supporters. Aniwura’s clientele was numerous. Apart from the hundreds of slaves who worked on her three huge farms, she possessed two large grazing farms for cattle taken care of by specialized Hausa workers from the north. Two hundred domestic assistants also lived in her sprawling compound. indb 39 9/20/11 1:21 PM 40 Toyin Falola luxurious lifestyle, recalling her baskets of expensive beads (the okun, lagidigba, segi, iyun, and opoto); silver trinkets commissioned from Lagos; custommade brass and copper bracelets from Ibadan; and elaborate wardrobes of local and imported textiles that included brocade and velvet of bright colors.

For Mello e Alvim, such a large number of rowdy people was frightening. But their cause was also very disturbing. He soon decided to look into the matter and scheduled a hearing. An even larger crowd assembled in front of Benguela’s military headquarters for the hearing. Mello e Alvim first called for his tandalla, or translator, and others in Benguela who acted as translators. He summoned the plaintiffs, including Nbena’s relations, the Ndombe chiefs, and other witnesses. Their depositions were in complete agreement: Nbena had been born free and lived as such until her abduction.

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