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Social Facts and Fabrications Customary Law on Kilimanjaro, 1880-1980

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ISBN-10: 0521312019

ISBN-13: 9780521312011

Edition: 1986

Authors: Sally Falk Moore

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List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/27/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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List of illustrations
Foreword by Alfred Harris
Introduction: A time-orientated anthropology: events, processes and history
Precolonial Economy, Politics and Law
the nineteenth century on Kilimanjaro: ivory, slaves, cattle and warfare
Practical norms and mystical ideas in Chagga law
The powers and obligations of chiefs and commoners
Twentieth-century Transformations: Economy, Government, Courts and Cases
The German period: chiefs, cattle, cash and courts
The British colonial period and beyond: an economic overview
The formal structure of local government and local courts
The case reports
The modern uses of 'customary law': lineage, land and organisational control
The localised patriline in the 1960s and 1970s
The chronicle of the M - lineage
The local lineage and the larger setting
Epilogue: From types to sequences: social change in anthropology