Kingship and State: The Buganda Dynasty (African Studies #88) Cover Image
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In a study of Africa's political and religious past, Christopher Wrigley uses local traditions and comparative mythology to explore an ancient system of myth and ritual in the precolonial kingdom of Buganda, the nucleus of modern Uganda. The study includes critical assessment of oral traditions and places Buganda in a wider regional context. The book is an elegant, wide-ranging and original study of one of Africa's most famous kingdoms.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521473705
ISBN-10: 0521473705
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: July 3rd, 1996
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: African Studies