Year: 1960 Source: Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1960. p.230-266 SIEC No: 19910404

This concluding chapter of a book on African homicide & suicide describes general beliefs, as well as differences, among all of the tribes discussed. Attitudes toward homicide & suicide are described, & homicide & suicide statistics, including common motives, weapons, & relationships between victims & killers are provided. Comparisons are made with western societies, & western impact is discussed. The effect of social structures & domestic institutions is analyzed. (VM)