Leopards and Leaders: Constitutional Politics among a Cross River People (Hardback)Malcolm Ruel (author)
Hardback 380 Pages / Published: 26/02/2004
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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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 612 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 33 mm
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