An African Aristocracy. Rank among the Swazi.


This volume that has a sub-title “Rank among the Swazi”is a study in Social Anthropology amongst the Swazi people,The author spent two years in the Swazi Protectorate;as a field study of their social structure.The conquering aristocracies,the House of Dlamini,the clan system,the military kings,the tempo of peasant life,the conservative political hierarchy. A serious study of a great people.

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H/b in the original boards,clean but with some wear to corners and spine d/w.Size 9×6 pp 12+251,inc,index,bibliography,various appendix,with diagrams,plates as reproduced photographic prints,tables,diagrams in text,f/o map in the back.Hinges starting to crack.Binding tight (suggest unread).A signature to ff/ep,Some very light foxing in prelims and end papers,and very slightly age-browned.A small tear to page 129.Otherwise nice and clean internally.


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