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An examination of the responses of African kingships to the challenge of modernity and political centralisation. Among the eight study cases are Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi and Swaziland.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Kings and rulers.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.