The Political Kingdom in Uganda: A Study in Bureaucratic Nationalism [NOOK Book]

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It is rare for a scholar to revisit the scene of earlier research with a view to evaluating how that research has stood up over time. Here David E Apter does that and more. In a lengthy new introductory chapter to this classic study of bureaucratic nationalism, he reviews the efficacy of the concepts in his original study of Uganda of almost a century ago, including some, such as consociationalism', which have entered into the mainstream of comparative politics.
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The Political Kingdom in Uganda: A Study in Bureaucratic Nationalism

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Overview

It is rare for a scholar to revisit the scene of earlier research with a view to evaluating how that research has stood up over time. Here David E Apter does that and more. In a lengthy new introductory chapter to this classic study of bureaucratic nationalism, he reviews the efficacy of the concepts in his original study of Uganda of almost a century ago, including some, such as consociationalism', which have entered into the mainstream of comparative politics.
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Apter (comparative political and social development, Yale U.) recently revisited Uganda and updates his views in a lengthy new introduction to his study of bureaucratic nationalism published by Princeton University Press in 1961. He reviews the efficacy of the concepts he used including consociationalism, which has entered mainstream comparative politics, and assesses the role of case studies in developing theory. Paper edition (unseen), $27.50. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781136307645
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/3/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 592
  • File size: 17 MB
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
1997 Introduction
Ch. 1 The Political Kingdom and the Politics of Provincialism 3
Ch. 2 The Social and Economic Environment 29
Ch. 3 Missionary and Mercantile in East Africa: The Discovery And Engagement of Institutions 62
Ch. 4 The Traditional Setting: Concepts and Hypotheses 84
Ch. 5 Fissures Without Fracture: The First Political Groups in Buganda 108
Ch. 6 The Anatomy of Internal Conflict in Buganda 134
Ch. 7 The Development of a National Government 159
Ch. 8 The Defense of Buganda Interests: The Campaign Against Trusteeship and Closer Union 171
Ch. 9 The Growth of Economic Nationalism 181
Ch. 10 Neo-Traditionalism and the Beginnings of Modern Nationalism 195
Ch. 11 Crisis and the Emerging State, I 216
Ch. 12 Crisis and the Emerging State, II 234
Ch. 13 Authority and Men: A Battle of Roles and Personalities 263
Ch. 14 Political Parties in Uganda: The Search for Leadership and Solidarity 301
Ch. 15 The Buganda Government and the Development of Constitutional Government 349
Ch. 16 The Constitutional Approach to Nation Building: Ideas Without Ideals 390
Ch. 17 Toward Democracy and Independence 435
Appendix 479
Index 489
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