Social Facts and Fabrications
Social Facts and Fabrications
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521309387
  • ISBN: 0521309387
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  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



In this book, Sally Falk Moore examines a hundred years in the history of an African people, the Chagga of Kilimanjaro, in order to understand how their present system of 'customary' laws came to be the way it is, and how the idea of custom is used today in the very midst of Tanzania's experiment with African socialism. She discusses the changes that have occurred in the formal legal system, alongside the vast economic and political transformations that came with cash cropping and colonial rule. She also presents a 'legal' chronicle of the members of one lineage to illustrate its use of the formal legal system.Moore, Sally F. is the author of 'Social Facts and Fabrications', published 1986 under ISBN 9780521309387 and ISBN 0521309387.

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