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Leopards and Leaders: Constitutional Politics among a Cross River People
     

Leopards and Leaders: Constitutional Politics among a Cross River People

by Malcolm Ruel
 
This study of politics and government among a West African people, the Banyang of the Upper Cross River, covers the end of the period of Colonial administration. The book:
· Shows the inter-relationship between the structure of the small forest communities and the highly autonomous processes by which they were governed
· Analyses the

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This study of politics and government among a West African people, the Banyang of the Upper Cross River, covers the end of the period of Colonial administration. The book:
· Shows the inter-relationship between the structure of the small forest communities and the highly autonomous processes by which they were governed
· Analyses the relationship between residence and common descent as principles of corporate grouping
· Includes a case study of the political struggle involved in one community's claims to independence.
Originally published in 1969.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415758796
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/26/2004
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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