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Citizen and subject : contemporary Africa and the legacy of late colonialism

Author: Mahmood Mamdani
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1996.
Series: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an account of colonialism's legacy - a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organized local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmood Mamdani
ISBN: 0691027935 9780691027937 0691011079 9780691011073
OCLC Number: 318396100
Description: xii, 353 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIIntroduction: Thinking through Africa's Impasse3Pt. IThe Structure of Power35IIDecentralized Despotism37IIIIndirect Rule: The Politics of Decentralized Despotism62IVCustomary Law: The Theory of Decentralized Despotism109VThe Native Authority and the Free Peasantry138Pt. IIThe Anatomy of Resistance181VIThe Other Face of Tribalism: Peasant Movements in Equatorial Africa183VIIThe Rural in the Urban: Migrant Workers in South Africa218VIIIConclusion: Linking the Urban and the Rural285Notes303Index339
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Responsibility: Mahmood Mamdani.
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One of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century Winner of the 1997 Herskovits Award, African Studies Association "This theoretically adventurous work by a prominent Ugandan academic attempts to Read more...

 
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