Higher Education

The Swazi: A South African Kingdom, 2nd Edition

  • Hilda Kuper University of California, Los Angeles
  • ISBN-10: 0030702399  |  ISBN-13: 9780030702396
  • 187 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1963
  • © 1986 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $55.50 List Price = $ 73.95

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Overview

Based upon information collected during half a century of field research in Swaziland, this case study presents rare insight into the dynamics of the country's independence, problems facing traditional leaders, and conflicts of interest and personalities.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.
Foreword.
An Essential Preface.
Introduction.
1. From Clan to Colony.
2. Kinship and Locality.
3. Political Structure.
4. Work and Wealth.
5. Age and Education.
6. The Supernatural.
7. Continuity in Change.
8. From Colony to Kingdom: 1960-1968.
9. Independence: Dream or Reality: 1968-1973.
10. The Limits of Cultural Nationalism: 1973-1981.
11. The Monarch and the Monarchy: 1981-1983.
Appendix.
Glossary and Abbreviations.
Recommended Readings.