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Political power in pre-colonial Buganda economy, society & welfare in the nineteenth century by Richard J. Reid

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Published by James Currey, Fountain Publishers, Ohio University Press in Oxford, Kampala, Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Power (Social sciences) -- Uganda -- Buganda -- History -- 19th century,
  • Buganda -- Politics and government -- 19th century,
  • Buganda -- Economic conditions -- 19th century,
  • Buganda -- Social conditions -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-266) and index.

StatementRichard J. Reid.
SeriesEastern African studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ2951.A99 B847 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13633330M
ISBN 100821414771, 082141478X, 0852554516, 0852554508
LC Control Number2002074343
OCLC/WorldCa49959400

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In a study of Africa's political and religious past, Christopher Wrigley uses local traditions and comparative mythology to explore an ancient system of myth and ritual in the precolonial kingdom of Buganda, the nucleus of modern Uganda. The study includes critical assessment of oral traditions and places Buganda in a wider regional context. Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda explores the material basis of Ganda political power, gives us a new understanding of what Ganda power meant in real terms, and relates the story of how the kingdom used the resources at its disposal to meet the challenges that confronted it. Buy Political Power in Pre-colonial Buganda: Economy, Society and Warfare in the 19th Century (Eastern African Studies) by Reid, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Reid, Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda, Reid, Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda, “Abalemeezi nkolo: ziremedde mu ntamu.” The stocks of the banana were typically eaten only during famine and not highly valued (Walser, Luganda Proverbs, no. 30). Interview, Fred Guwedeko, Febru , Makerere.

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