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A. b. A WL'll in Windscreen (Lou) thr l)c'(l of the X\-anding (Lou) AND TIME house a hundred thirty five In 1920 large-scale army operations, together with bombing and machine-gunning of camps, have been carried out opposed to the jap Jikany and prompted a lot dying and destruction of estate. there have been extra patrols at times, however the Nuer remained unsubdued. In 1927 the Nuong tribe killed their District Commissioner, whereas while the Lou brazenly defied the govt and the Gaawar attacked Duk Faiyuil Police publish. From 1928 to 1930 lengthy operations have been performed opposed to the full of the disturbed sector and marked the top of significant scuffling with among the Nuer and the govt. Conquest was once a critical blow to the Nuer, who had for thus lengthy raided their neighbours with impunity and whose kingdom had as a rule remained intact. X In our account of Nuer time-reckoning we famous that during one division of time their process of reckoning is, in a large experience, a conceptualization, by way of actions, or of actual adjustments that supply handy issues of reference for actions, of these stages of the oecological rhythm that have bizarre value for them. We additional famous that during one other division of time it's a conceptualization of structural kinfolk, time devices being co-ordinate with devices of structural area. now we have given a quick description of those devices of structural house in its political, or territorial, size and feature drawn awareness to the impression of oecology on distribution and as a result at the values given to the distribution, the interrelation among that's the political method. the program isn't, notwithstanding, so simple as we've provided it, for values are usually not basic, and we now try to face a number of the problems we've got to this point overlooked. we commence this try out through asking what it's the Nuer suggest after they communicate in their cieng. Values are embodied in phrases in which they effect behaviour. &c. , he is while a Nuer speaks of his cieng, his dhor, his gol, conceptualizing his emotions of structural distance, choosing himself with an area group, and, Jby^^o_ doing, slicing himself off from different groups of a similar style. _ An exam of the observe cieng will educate us the most primary features of Nuer neighborhood teams and, certainly, of all social teams their structural relativity. : TIME AND area 136 does a Nuer suggest while he says, T am a guy of such-andsuch a cieng'? Cieng skill 'home', yet its targeted importance varies with the location during which it's spoken. If one meets an Enghshman in Germany and asks him the place his house is, he may possibly answer that it's England. If one meets an identical guy in London and asks him a similar query he'll inform person who his house is in Oxfordshire, while if one meets him in that county he'll inform one the identify of the city or village during which he lives. If puzzled in his city or village he'll point out his specific road, and if puzzled in his highway he'll point out his apartment.