War in Pre-colonial Eastern Africa: The Patterns and Meanings of State-level Conflict in the 19th Century - Eastern African Studies (Paperback)Richard Reid (author)
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RICHARD REID is Lecturer in African History at SOAS
Published in association with The British Institute in Eastern Africa
North America: Ohio U Press; Uganda: Fountain Publishers; Kenya: EAEP
Publisher: James Currey
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 354 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 16 mm
An important and thoughtful overview that reminds us that African military history is worth studying in its own right, and that it illuminates much else about 'state and society'. AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW
Although a large number of local and regional studies touch on warfare, few have made it a central theme and even fewer have given the topic the kind of thoughtful and wide-reaching treatment offered here. - Richard Waller
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