The Nuer Essay by The Research Group

The Nuer
This paper looks at the, Nuer, the largest ethnic group in the southern Sudan.
# 73025 | 2,250 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (African) , Anthropology (General)

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This paper looks at the Nuer, the largest ethnic group in the southern Sudan. It looks at how they were in the 1930s, when most of the studies were done, and at a more recent study which shows changes in their lifestyle due to two civil wars.

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"The Nuer people live mostly in Southern Sudan in the Upper Nile Province around the junction of the Nile River and the Bahr el Ghazal and Sobat River and extend up the Sobat across the border into Ethiopia (Jenkins). The center of the Nuer area is around Lake No. The Nuer are believed to be descended from a distinct race of people who arose at the time cattle were introduced into the area, and oral tradition indicates that the Nuer moved east of the Nile only during..."

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