chapter  I
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WithA. N. Tucker

1. Reference has already been made to the main groups of Eastern Sudanic speakers in and about the Southern Sudan. In this chapter each group will be analysed in detail. In the case of some tribes, attempts have been made at an exact census. In other cases only the number of taxpayers is given; in such cases a fair estimate of tribal strength may be obtained by multiplying the number of taxpayers by four.