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Published by Clarendon P. in Oxford .
Written in English



  • Karamoja Province (Uganda)


  • Karamoja Province (Uganda) -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [271]

LC ClassificationsDT434.U29 K33
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 280 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6013282M
LC Control Number66069464

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When this can no longer be resolved peacefully, the breakdown in order leads to a switch in power from the ruling generation to their successors and a new status quo. The next changeover is expected around [Dyson-Hudson, Neville (), Karimojong Politics, Clarendon Press, Oxford. Heinemann Educational Books, - Ouganda - Politique et gouvernement - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. A Political History of . That some Karimojong still walk almost naked without a bother after so many years of 'civilization' spreading to most parts of Africa is the most obvious evidence that this part of Uganda is among those in the continent still holding on to their traditional ways. The Karimojong or Karamojong belong to the semi-nomadic ethnic group of pastoralists. Socio-political structure and Culture Generation-Sets, Age-Classes and Passage of Power The name for the Karimojong’s and Jie’s sacred assembly is akiriket and is closely associated with Akujů, their God. The akiriket assemblies represent the active political, social and religious organization of the groups.

Dyson-Hedson, Neville, Karimojong Politics. Oxford, Clarendon Press, , pp. Dyson-Hedson, Neville, Karimojong Politics. Oxford, Clarendon Press, , pp. Middleton, John This book is a detailed and valuable study of one of the lesser-known Nilo- Hamitic speaking peoples of East Africa. It is concerned with a limited problem, that of the nature of the political. Books and Articles Published in English Article 1 A Bibliography of Karamoja, Uganda: Books and the Dodoth in the north, the Jie in the center, and the Karimojong in the center-south. The Karimojong Karimojong Politics. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Dyson-Hudson, V. R., and Neville Dyson-Hudson. "Subsistence Herding in.   The Karimojong are the largest of a cluster of culturally and historically related peoples, including the Jie, Teso, Dodoth (or Dodos), and Labwor of Uganda and the Turkana of neighbouring Kenya. Due to the aridity of the region, the Karamojong have always practiced a . Karamojong adult males are organized into a series of groups based on varying degrees of common age. These age sets are an integral part of Karamojong social organization and provide the basis for political authority. The highest sources of authority are the elders of a community.