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1 WILSON, Godfrey Constitution of Ngonde: The Rhodes - Livingstone Papers, Number Three.
Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, 1939, 
WILSON, Godfrey. The Constitution of Ngonde. Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia: The Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, 1939. Pp [1]-86,(2). 8vo, blue printed stapled card covers. The Rhodes-Livingstone Papers, Number Three. “This [. ..] is a description of the traditional political constitution of a Bantu tribe in the extreme north of Nyasaland, and of the profound changes which modern conditions have made in that constitution. The most important of the changes are inevitable, given the general conditions of contact between Africans and Europeans in Central Africa; and this brings us to a realization of the inescapable limits within which any policy of Indirect Rule must be carried out. But all the changes are also dependent in detail upon local conditions and upon the decisions of the Government and the present Native rulers.” (from the Introductory Note). Contents : 1. A Comparative Problem. 2. The Chronicle of Ngonde (to 1875). 3. Religious Elements (Middle Period).4. Economic Elements (Middle Period). 5. Legal Elements (Middle Period). 6 . Warfare (Middle Period). 7. Political Ceremonial (Middle Period). 8. The Chronicle of Ngonde Completed (1875-1937). 9. The Present Constitution of Ngonde. Missing bottom half of spine, covers worn, torn and soiled, some smudging and stains internally, bottom corners clipped on first three leaves and last leaf, a poor copy only. As is. 35.00

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2 WILSON, Godfrey Land Rights of Individuals Among the Nyakyusa.
Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia / Manchester University Press, Manchester , 1968, 
WILSON, Godfrey. The Land Rights of Individuals Among the Nyakyusa. (Manchester : Reprinted for the Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia, by Manchester University Press, 1968). Pp [1]-52. Map. Plans. 8vo, blue printed stapled card covers. The Rhodes-Livingstone Papers, Number One. First published in 1938. Contents : 1. Introduction; 2. Physical Conditions; 3. The Uses and Value of Land; 4. The Form of Nyakyusa Society; 5. Individual Rights within the Household; 6. Individual Rights in relation to Village Group and Chief; 7. Conclusion. Very good. 20.00

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