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A classic and highly influential ethnography, which explores political leadership among Swat Pathans - and which emphasizes the importance of individual decision-making for wider social processes.
Title: "Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"
Publisher: "Oxford, UK", BERG PUBL INC: 2004
ISBN Number: 1845202783
ISBN Number 13: 9781845202781
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: FINE
lb: 1.50 lb
Seller ID: 12T016
Description: "As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations within Local Communities; Authority and Following of Chiefs; Authority and Following of Saints; Alliances and Political Blocs; History and Organization of Swat State..."" 143 indexed pages including Bibliography."
Keywords: "Pakistan, Pathan, Swat Valley" SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General CULTURES & COUNTRIES "NOT KEPT AT STORE- if you would like to pick this up, please order the day before you want to pick it up. Use the ""pick up in store"" option for shipping at checkout."