Citations with the tag: ETHNOLOGY -- Madagascar

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  • Tubers and tenrecs: The Mikea of southwestern Madagascar.
    Stiles, Daniel // Ethnology; Jul91, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p251 

    Presents a preliminary study of the Mikea of Madagascar. Geographical setting; History; Language; Subsistence; Settlement patterns; Social organization and culture.

  • Madagascar.
    Witherbee, Amy // Our World: Madagascar; 2011, p1 

    Presents an overview of Madagascar. General information; Details on the people and culture of the country, including information on the population, native people, health care, education, food, arts and entertainment, and holidays; Description of the geography and environment of the area, with a...

  • Key Data.
    Witherbee, Amy // Madagascar Country Review; 2001/2002, p4 

    Presents data about Madagascar as of July 1, 2001. Geography; Demographics; Finance; Ethnic groups; Religions; Languages.

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Witherbee, Amy // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Apr2008, p2 

    The article presents information on the people and history of Madagascar. The country's population are of mixed Asian and African origin. Research revealed that the island was uninhabited until the Indonesian seafarers arrived in the region and by way of southern India and East Africa, they were...

  • Background Note: Madagascar.
    Witherbee, Amy // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Nov2004, p1 

    Presents information on Madagascar. Geography; People; Government; Economy.

  • PROFILE.
    Witherbee, Amy // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Nov2004, p1 

    Presents information on Madagascar. Geography; People; Government; Economy.

  • Cowboys of Madagascar.
    Freeman, Luke // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Nov2004, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p39 

    Presents an article on driving cattle in the deserted and grassy spaces of Madagascar. Evidences of Malagasy people's love of cattle; Challenges faced by drovers in driving cattle at night; Cattle markets in Madagascar.

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Nov2007, p2 

    The article presents information on the Malagasy people and the history of Madagascar. The first inhabitants of the country are the Indonesian seafarers who reached the island in first century A.D. The Malagasy population is comprised of different ethnic groups including the Merina and the...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Mar2008, p2 

    The article presents information on the people and history of Madagascar. The country's population is mixed Asian and African origin. Research revealed that the island was initially inhabited by Indonesian seafarers in roughly the first century A.D., probably via southern India and East Africa,...

  • PROFILE.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; 10/12/2011, p2 

    The article presents information on the Republic of Madagascar. Its climate is moderate interior and tropical coasts. The estimated population of Madagascar in 2010 was 20.1 million. This entry also includes information on the country's main cities, ethnic groups, religion, education, workforce,...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Sep2005, p2 

    Presents information on the people and history of Madagascar. Largest coastal ethnic groups in the country; Burial customs of the Merina and Betsileo groups; Religions in the country.

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Oct2005, p2 

    Presents information on people and history of the Republic of Madagascar. Ancestor of the country's population; Background on the Malagasy language; Establishment of hegemony in the country by Merina rulers beginning in the 1790s.

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Nov2004, p2 

    Presents information on the people and history of Madagascar. Description of the Malagasy language; Background on the traditional religions practiced by people in Madagascar; Percentage of the Malagasy that are Christian.

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Freeman, Luke // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Jun2005, p2 

    Presents information on the people and history of Madagascar. Origin of its population; Languages used in the country; Religions; Date when the Malagasy Republic was proclaimed.

  • Antananarivo.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Our World: Madagascar; 2011, p2 

    This article presents an overview of the city of Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. Also called "Tana," Antananarivo means "city of a thousand" in Malagasy, the country's native language. A historical overview of the city is offered. Particular focus is given to the city's landscape,...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; May2009, p3 

    The article presents information on the Malagasy and the history of Madagascar. Most of the Malagasy people are of mixed Asian and African origin. The Malagasy language is generally spoken throughout the island, while French is used by the educated population of the former French colony. The...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Aug2009, p3 

    : The article presents information on the Malagasy and the history of Madagascar. Most of the Malagasy people are of mixed Asian and African origin. The Malagasy language is generally spoken throughout the island, while French is used by the educated population of the former French colony. The...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; 11/4/2010, p3 

    The article presents information on the Malagasy and the history of Madagascar. Most of the Malagasy people are of mixed Asian and African origin. The Malagasy language is generally spoken throughout the island, while French is used by the educated population of the former French colony. The...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; 5/ 3/2011, p3 

    The article presents information on the Malagasy people and the history of Madagascar. The country's population is a mixture of Asian and African descent. Aside from the Malagasy language that is spoken throughout the island, the French and English languages are also used in Madagascar. The...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; 10/12/2011, p3 

    The article presents information on the people and the history of Madagascar. The country's population is predominantly of mixed Asian and African origin. Indonesian seafarers arrived in the uninhabited island in roughly the first century A.D. The tribal groups include the Merina, the Betsileo,...

  • PEOPLE AND HISTORY.
    Issitt, Micah L. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; Dec2008, p3 

    The article presents information on the Malagasy and the history of Madagascar. Most of the Malagasy people are of mixed Asian and African origin. The Malagasy language is generally spoken throughout the island, while French is used by the educated population of the former French colony. The...

  • Blind faith in our planet's resilience.
    Carpenter, Tom // Canadian Geographic; May/Jun2004, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p128 

    Reviews the book "Dancing at the Dead Sea: Tracking the World's Environmental Hotspots," by Alanna Mitchell.

  • PRESENT MIGRATION TENDENCIES AND THEIR IMPACTS IN MADAGASCAR'S SPINY FOREST ECOREGION.
    Fenn, Mark; Rebara, Flavien // Nomadic Peoples; 2003, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p123 

    Presents a study on the migration of the Tandroy and Mahafaly in the forest region of Madagascar. Relationship between the arrival of the Tandroy and Mahafaly in the sub-region and the practice of slash and burn agriculture and charcoal manufacture; Factors causing population movements;...

  • POLITICAL CONDITIONS.
    Fenn, Mark; Rebara, Flavien // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Madagascar; May2009, p5 

    The article presents information on political conditions in Madagascar. The first president of the country, Philibert Tsiranana, was elected in 1960 and reelected without opposition in March 1972, but he resigned two months later in response to widespread antigovernment demonstrations. The...

  • Perception of Interannual Covariation and Strategies for Risk Reduction among Mikea of Madagascar.
    Tucker, Bram // Human Nature; Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p162 

    This paper begins with the hypothesis that Mikea, participants in a mixed foraging–fishing–farming–herding economy of southwestern Madagascar, may attempt to reduce interannual variance in food supply caused by unpredictable rainfall by following a simple rule-of-thumb:...

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