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African law : adaptation and development,

Author: Hilda Kuper; Leo Kuper; University of California, Los Angeles. African Studies Center.
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1965.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African law.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1965
(OCoLC)578754662
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilda Kuper; Leo Kuper; University of California, Los Angeles. African Studies Center.
OCLC Number: 1002464
Notes: Contributions, in English or French, to the second interdisciplinary seminar arranged by the African Studies Center of the University of California, Los Angeles, and held in the spring of 1963.
Credits: Published under the auspices of the African Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles.
Description: viii, 275 pages 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Theoretical introduction. Introduction / Hilda Kuper, Leo Kuper --
The sociological framework of law / M.G. Smith --
pt. 2. Traditional legal systems. Land law in the making / Philip Mayer, Iona Mayer --
Justice and judgment among the Southern Ibo under colonial rule / Daryll Forde --
A traditional legal system: the Kuba / Jan Vansina --
Reasonableness and responsibility in the law of segmentary societies / Max Gluckman. pt. 3. Adaptation and directed change. The adaptation of Muslim law in sub-Saharan Africa / J.N.D. Anderson --
L'evolution de la législation dans les pays africains d'expression française et à Madagascar / Gabriel d'Arboussier --
The evolution of law and government in modern Africa / T.O. Elias --
The adaptation of customary family law in South Africa / Leslie Rubin --
The future of African law / Antony N. Allott.
Responsibility: edited by Hilda Kuper and Leo Kuper.

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