POLITICAL SYSTEMS AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWER (Assocation of Social Anthropologists Mongraphs, No. 2).
Edition: First printing.
London: Tavistock Publications, (1965.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "This volume derives from material presented at a Conference on New Approaches in Social Anthropology, sponsored by the Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, held at Jesus College, Cambridge, 24- 30 June 1963." Includes an introduction by Max Gluckman and Fred Eggan, and papers by F. G. Bailey ('Decisions by consensus in councils and committees, with special references to village and local government in India'); Ralph W.Nichols ('Factions, a comparative analysis' based on studies of pygmies in Africa, a Govindapur village and Iroquois Indians); Peter C. Lloyd ('The political structure of African kingdoms, an exploratory model'); and Aidan Southall ('A critique of the typology of states and political systems.') Notes, references, notes on contributors. xlii, 142 pp.
Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (some general creasing and wear to the dj.)