The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a.Download PDF. The definitive conquest of the Lou Nuer in 1929-30 by British colonial forces of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium regime (1898-1956) ended the rapid nineteenth century Nuer advance into formerly Dinka and Anyuak occupied lands. Evans-Pritchard 1973a: 2 My starting point in this chapter is a. Evans-Pritchards two distinct phases of Nuer … In some sense, she conceived of Nuer Dilemmas: Coping with Money, War, and the State as a follow-up on Evans-Pritchard's work, i.e., as an examination of Nuer society from the 1930s to the 1990s. But at the same time she used Although this book is packed with some very interesting information, it is dry, and casual readers of ethnographies may have a hard time reading it. The lineages arc a major scruccural feature of their political order. The Nuer are organized into named ccrricorial sub­groups, which arc composed of further sub-divisions, associated with specific lineages. by Oxford University Press, USA. EVANS-PRITCHARD, THE NUER, AND THE SUDAN POLITICAL SERVICE DOUGLAS H. JOHNSON TOWARDS THE END of 1928, as E. E. Evans-Pritchard was completing his first year of study among the Azande, he wrote to various of his friends in the Sudan Government in Khartoum, including the Civil Secretary, Harold MacMichael, However, the eastward movement of Lou and Jikany Nuer did not cease completely. Format: PDF, Kindle View: 1761 Get Books. Nuer might, playing freely around the village, climbing trees, making clay cows to play with and, as he grew older, gradually acquiring more responsibility for the care for his family’s cows, sheep, and goats. The Nuer is one of the classics of anthropology, but this is a terrible, terrible edition. These cen-irorial Although forceful The Dinka and Nuer, two rival pastoralist groups, have competed over grazing land and water for their cattle in the past. These clashes have usually taken place in a local context without causing massive amounts of fatalities. THE NUER CONCEPTION OF SPIRIT IN ITS RELATION TO THE SOCIAL ORDER By E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD I HAVE published recently a series of papers dealing with various aspects of the Nuer conception of Kwoth, spirit. When Sharon E. Hutchinson went to live among the Nuer in 1980, she began to mull these questions over. The purpose of this paper is to relate the conception to the social order, of which I have given some account The Nuer language is a Niloric language and it is closely related ro Dinka.