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Landed Obligation Holly Elisabeth Hanson

Landed Obligation

Holly Elisabeth Hanson

Published November 20th 2003
ISBN : 9780325070360
Paperback
288 pages
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Focusing on loves importance to power, Hanson suggests new interpretations of the history of Buganda. She traces an African habit of thought - the idea that people ought to be tied by bonds of affection - to show how people used this idea to knotMoreFocusing on loves importance to power, Hanson suggests new interpretations of the history of Buganda. She traces an African habit of thought - the idea that people ought to be tied by bonds of affection - to show how people used this idea to knot together a kingdom and criticize colonial practices of power. Scholars and students of Buganda, as well as readers intrigued by comparative study of social structure, power, and powers practices in Africa, will find Hansons vital analysis extremely valuable.