Landed Obligation: The Practice of Power in Buganda / Edition 1

Landed Obligation: The Practice of Power in Buganda / Edition 1

by Holly E Hanson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325070369

ISBN-13: 9780325070360

Pub. Date: 11/20/2003

Publisher: Heinemann

Focusing on love's importance to power, Hanson suggests new interpretations of the history of Buganda.  See more details below

Overview

Focusing on love's importance to power, Hanson suggests new interpretations of the history of Buganda.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325070360
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
11/20/2003
Series:
Social History of Africa Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,260,582
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Acknowledgments

A Note on Language

A Dynastic Chronology of the Buganda Kingdom

A Timeline for Buganda and Uganda

Introduction

Creating Relationships with Gifts of Land: Lineages, Chiefs, and Royals Interact to Make the State, ca. 900-ca. 1700

Kabakas Struggle to Hold the center: The Destabilizing Consequences of Stolen People and Unobligated Power, ca. 1500-ca. 1800

Chiefship in the Dissolution and Restoration of Civil Order, 1857-1899 When the Miles Came: Asserting Sovereignty with Land

The Erosion of Reciprocal Obligation, 1906-1920

The Order of Miles on Trial

Conclusion

Afterword: What Happened to Mailo Land?

Glossary

Selected Bibliography

Index

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