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Tradition and Transition in East Africa: Studies of the Tribal Factor in the Modern Era (Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography)
     

Tradition and Transition in East Africa: Studies of the Tribal Factor in the Modern Era (Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography)

by P.H. Gulliver
 

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ISBN-10: 0415329868

ISBN-13: 9780415329866

Pub. Date: 05/14/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1969.
Divided into two parts, the first sections in the book examine the significance of the tribal factor in certain general contexts and discuss some of the particular backgrounds to contemporary transition in East Africa. There are essays on politics, economic development, language, law and education, together with a comparative look at

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First published in 1969.
Divided into two parts, the first sections in the book examine the significance of the tribal factor in certain general contexts and discuss some of the particular backgrounds to contemporary transition in East Africa. There are essays on politics, economic development, language, law and education, together with a comparative look at European nationalism. In the second part, the grass-roots basis and development of the concept of the tribe are considered and its operation in social life in rural areas discussed.
The contributions come from a wide range of scholars in the social sciences, history and law and the contributors are: W.J. Argyle, George Bennett, Tom J. Mboya, W.H. Whiteley, Eugene Cotran, J.W. Tyler, J.S. La Fontaine, Michael Twaddle, Kathleen M. Stahl, P.H. Gulliver, Kirsten Alneas, David J. Parkin, R.D. Grillo, I.M. Lewis, H.F. Morris.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415329866
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/14/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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