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Indirect rule in South Africa : tradition, modernity, and the costuming of political power

Author: Jason Conard Myers
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008.
Series: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new study, based on firsthand field research and archival material only recently made available to scholars, unveils the inner workings of South African segregation. Drawing influence from a range of political theorists including Machiavelli, Marx, Weber, Althusser, and Zizek, Myers develops a groundbreaking understanding of the ways in which leaders struggle to legitimize themselves through the costuming of  Read more...
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Myers, Jason Conard.
Indirect rule in South Africa.
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008
(OCoLC)756223403
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Conard Myers
ISBN: 9781580462785 1580462782 9781580463621 1580463622
OCLC Number: 176925288
Description: xiv, 140 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
List of abbreviations --
Indirect rule --
From native administration to separate development --
Proxy forces --
Tradition and modernity in the fall of apartheid --
Chiefs in the new South Africa --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Responsibility: J.C. Myers.
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A groundbreaking new study of the ways in which South African leaders struggle to legitimize themselves through the costuming of political power.  Read more...

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[Myers] makes the good point that the ongoing debates in South Africa over the roles of traditional rulers is very much conditioned by what has gone on during the past two centuries. Summing up: Read more...

 
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