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Clan Leaders and Colonial Chiefs in Lango : The Political History of an East African Stateless Society c.1800-1939 - John Tosh

Clan Leaders and Colonial Chiefs in Lango

The Political History of an East African Stateless Society c.1800-1939

By: John Tosh

Hardcover Published: 4th January 1978
ISBN: 9780198227113
Number Of Pages: 310

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The political history of an East African stateless society c.1800-1939.

List of Mapsp. xiv
A Note on Lango Orthographyp. xv
Abbreviationsp. xvi
Introduction: Stateless Societies and the Historian in Africap. 1
Environment, Economy, and Settlement: The Formation of a Lango Identityp. 17
Social Groups in Nineteenth-Century Langop. 35
Pre-Colonial Clan Leadershipp. 64
The Zenith and Collapse of Regional Leadershipp. 88
The Politics of Pacificationp. 110
The Formation of a Chiefly Hierarchyp. 150
Power and Patronage in the Colonial Bureaucracyp. 181
The System Scrutinizedp. 219
Conclusionp. 241
Appendices
The Origins of the Langip. 251
The Organization and Conduct of Fieldwork in Lango Districtp. 260
Two Oral Testimoniesp. 265
Oral Sourcesp. 275
Bibliographyp. 276
Indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9780198227113
ISBN-10: 0198227116
Series: Oxford Studies in African Affairs
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 4th January 1978
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.7  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.52