Use this URL to cite or link to this record in EThOS:
Title: The historical tradition of Busoga, Uganda (Mukama and Kintu)
Author: Cohen, David William
ISNI:       0000 0000 8173 1358
Awarding Body: SOAS, University of London
Current Institution: SOAS, University of London
Date of Award: 1970
Availability of Full Text:
Access from EThOS:
There are two Adamia themes within the historical tradition of the peoples of Busoga: a Kintu theme associated with the movements of peoples from the east and a Mukama theme associated with the Lwo migrations into eastern Uganda. The two themes, as related in the popular tradition, reflect the emerging ethos of peoples in northern and southern Busoga more than they reflect the historical context of the events involved. un the other hand, the record of clan and family tradition of participant groups brings into focus the historical context of the events associated with Kintu and Mukama. These events belong to an early period of Busoga history--later in the North than in the South--a period in which the foundations of Busoga society are laid and the traditions of the peoples given their initial direction.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available