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Adam Kuper

Chapter 1. The Right Book at the Right Time: Early Reactions and Continuing Debates
Aleksandar Bošković

Chapter 2. African Political Systems and Political Anthropology
Herbert S. Lewis

Chapter 3. Complementary Segmentary Opposition, Early Kingship and the Looming State: Bridging the Dichotomy of African Political Systems
Simon Simonse

Chapter 4. The Shilluk reth: Early King or Head of State? An Inter-Nilotic Exploration
Simon Simonse

Chapter 5. From African Political Systems and Tribes Without Rulers via The Early State towards a New Approach to the Political Anthropology of Africa
Petr Skalník

Chapter 6. Retaliation, Mediation and Punishment in Ankole: Revisiting the Chapter by Oberg
Günther Schlee

Chapter 7. Beyond African Political Systems? The Relevance of Patrilineal Descent in Moments of Crisis in Northern Somalia
Markus V. Hoehne

Chapter 8. Some Notes on the Tuareg (Kinin) of Northern Darfur
Munzoul Assal

Chapter 9. The Nkandla Controversy: Insights from African Political Systems
Robin Palmer

Chapter 10. Rethinking Tswana Kingships and Their Incorporation in Modern Botswana State Formation
Ørnulf Gulbrandsen

Bilinda Straight


African Political Systems Revisited

Changing Perspectives on Statehood and Power

Edited by Aleksandar Bošković and Günther Schlee

Foreword by Adam Kuper
Afterword by Bilinda Straight

278 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-472-2 Hb Published (April 2022)

eISBN 978-1-80073-473-9 eBook