A little God. The twilight of patriarchy in a South African Chiefdom.

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In the early 1950’s the large southern African Chiefdom of the Ngwato fell apart.The fall began with a romance.The marriage of an English woman to an african man precipitates crises in political authority that not only stripped the chiefdom of its ruler and his office but also brought scandal to the British Government.How do people’s ideas change about what is right and proper in public life? In her vivid description of events,Wylie tells the story of the dramatic decline of a patriarchy.

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Limp pictorial covers,in v/g clean and sharp condition.Size 9×6 pp XIV+278,inc,index,sources,notes to text,plates produced from b/w photographic prints,page maps.Hinges strong.binding tight (suggest unread) No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean bright and sharp throughout. An almost as new copy.

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