The Political Kingdom in Uganda
A Study in Bureaucratic Nationalism
By (author) David E. Apter
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Political Kingdom in Uganda by David E. Apter
Book DescriptionIt is rare for a scholar to revisit the scene of earlier research with a view to evaluating how that research has stood up over time. Here David E Apter does that and more. In a lengthy new introductory chapter to this classic study of bureaucratic nationalism, he reviews the efficacy of the concepts in his original study of Uganda of almost a century ago, including some, such as consociationalism', which have entered into the mainstream of comparative politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780714642345
(246mm x 174mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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