A Pastoral Democracy: Study of Pastoralism and Politics Among the Northern Somali of the Horn of Africa (Classics in African Anthropology New edition)

A Pastoral Democracy: Study of Pastoralism and Politics Among the Northern Somali of the Horn of Africa (Classics in African Anthropology New edition)

By: I. M. Lewis (author), Said S. Samatar (contributor)Paperback

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This series of Classics in African Anthropology is primarily drawn from a distinct family of texts which dominated the academic analysis of society in mid-20th century Africa. The texts reproduced are significant yet often neglected, and have stood the test of time. New edition of I.M. Lewis's classic 1961 study of pastoralism in Somalia, published in association with the International African Institute North America: Transaction Books; Germany: Lit Verlag

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Contents

Ecology and clan; pastoralism and the structure of grazing encampments; settlement and cultivation; clanship and the paradigm of the lineage system; clanship and contract; authority and sanctions; force and feud; nationalism and party politics; conclusion; appendix - some factors connected with the formation of the Somali Youth League.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780852552803
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780852552803
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0852552807
  • edition: New edition

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