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The study of the laws governing the development of the human species and its relation to the environment.
[anthropo- + G. nomos, law]
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African Anthroponymy: An Ethnopragmatic and Morphophonological Study of Personal Names in Akan and Some African Societies.
I begin by looking at NF, since--in order to understand what anthroponymy can teach us about Antillean societies--it is useful to first consider the context in which surnames were assigned to former slaves as part of the complex project of integrating them into the larger society.
Politics and ethnicity: political anthroponymy in Northern Ghana.