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Title:A manual of Nuer law: being an account of customary law, its evolution and development in the courts established by the Sudan government
Author:Howell, P.P.ISNI
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Geographic term:Sudan
customary law
Abstract:This manual is --- largely based on information from the Lak, Thiang, Gawaar and Lou tribes --- (p. 1). (It) is not a code or a textbook in which the precise answer to any legal situation may be found. It is rather a study of basic principles as they are now, exemplified by actual examples, as well as a study of a most complex system of law in the process of development (p.4) I. Introduction (p. 1-38) II. Homicide and Bodily Injuries (p. 39-70) III. Marriage and divorce (p. 71-154) IV. The violation of rights in women (p. 155-177) V. Property rights (p. 178-203) VI. Religion concepts in relation to law (p. 204-220) VII. The nature of Nuer Law (p.221-237) Appendices (2), glossary, bibliography, index. Phot.