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African Political Systems

by M. Fortes

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Published by Kegan Paul International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Political Anthropology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Tribal government,
  • Africa - General,
  • Anthropology,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Africa,
  • Indigenous peoples

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsE. E. Evans-Pritchard (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7780482M
    ISBN 100710302452
    ISBN 109780710302458

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(Cantab.), Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Oxford INTRODUCTION. Fortes and Professor E. Evans-Pntchard Aims of this Book. A Representative Sample of African /5. Preface.

By A. Radcliffe-BrownIntroduction. By M. Fortes and E. Evans-Pritchard. The kingdom of the Zulu of South Africa. By Max GluckmanThe political organization of the Ngwato of Bechuanaland protectorate.

By I. SchaperaThe political system Pages: The Influence of Demography. The Influence of Mode of Livelihood. Composite Political Systems and the Conquest Theory.

The Territorial Aspect. The Balance of Forces in the Political System, The Incidence and Function of Organised Force. Differences in Response to European Rule.

The Mystical Values Associated with Political Office. The Problem of the Limits of the Political Group. THE KINGDOM OF THE ZULU OF SOUTH AFRICA.

One object we had in initiating this study was to provide a convenient reference book for anthropologists. We also hope that it will be a contribution to the discipline of comparative politics.

We feel sure that the first object has been attained, for the societies described are representative of common types of African political systems. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. African political systems by Meyer Fortes,Pub.

for the International African Cited by: African political systems. London, Pub. for the International Institute of African languages & cultures by the Oxford University Press, H. Milford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Meyer Fortes; E E Evans-Pritchard; International Institute of African.

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It describes different types of social organisation that are found in a number of African societies. An introduction to African politics, this course will provide for its participants a general survey of the main issues regarding politics in the continent.

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