ANTH 4620/5209

Contemporary Ethnopolitics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Course Instructor: 

Louise de la Gorgendiere

This guide is meant for self service. Please use it together with the Related Subject Guide for Anthropology to the right of this screen. If at any time during the research process, should you feel the need for research support, then email me. We will arrange a convenient time to get together on Zoom, and other platforms.

Subject headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) use controlled vocabulary to access and express the subject content of documents. This is a searchable index based on the readings from your course outline . This course has been divided into the following research areas. Click on the links below:

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  1. Africa
  2. Anthropology
  3. Asia
  4. Burkina Faso -- Emigration and immigration
  5. Communities
  6. Conflict management -- Africa
  7. Cultural pluralism
  8. Culture
  9. Ethnic groups
  10. Ethnic Identity -- Sub-Saharan African (SSA)
  11. Ethnicity
  12. Ethnocentrism
  13. Ethnology
  14. Folklore -- History
  15. Ghana -- Emigration and immigration
  16. Globalization
  17. Group identity
  18. Industrialization
  19. Inkatha (Organization : South Africa)
  20. Kumasi (Ghana) -- Foreign population
  21. Kwazulu (South Africa) -- Politics and government
  22. Maasai (African people) -- Ethnic identity -- Congresses
  23. Minorities
  24. Mossi (African people)
  25. Multiculturalism
  26. Nationalism
  27. Race awareness
  28. Social & Cultural Anthropology
  29. Social Sciences
  30. Social structure
  31. Sociology
  32. Somalia -- Politics and government -- 1960-1991
  33. Sub-Saharan Africa 
  34. Symbolic interactionism
  35. Tribal government -- Africa, Southern
  36. Zulu (African people)


  1. Africa Map and Satellite Image from
  2. The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition
  • an excellent writing guide and very easy to follow
Content last reviewed: September 1, 2020