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Title:Chiefship in a South African Homeland
Author:Comaroff, John L.ISNI
Year:1974
Periodical:Journal of Southern African Studies
Volume:1
Issue:1
Period:October
Pages:36-51
Language:English
Geographic terms:Bophuthatswana
South Africa
Subjects:Tswana
traditional polities
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Ethnic and Race Relations
Politics and Government
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/2636594
Abstract:Explains why many Tswana belief that the introduction of the homeland system eventually will destroy the continuity of the chiefship, despite assertions to the contrary on the part of white administrators. First the author examines the indigenous political system insome detail. To explain the modern transformation of the Tsidi political system, a procesual approach is used. Notes.
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