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Political systems and the distribution of power.

Conference on New Approaches in Social Anthropology, Jesus College, Cambridge, Eng., 1963

Political systems and the distribution of power.

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Published by Tavistock Publications in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- India,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Tribal government

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA.S.A. monograph -- 2, A.S.A. monographs -- 2
    ContributionsAssociation of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN490 C65 1963AC
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlii, 142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14332264M

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