Rules and Processes: The Cultural Logic of Dispute in an African Context

By: John L. Comaroff

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First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on title page by author John L. Comaroff as follows: "Terry & Jack, Many thanks for everything! Affectionately, John. 7.xxiii 81." 293 pages with bibliography, index. Clean dust jacket has one tiny chip at top of rear panel near spine (size of match head). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rules and Processes is at once a compelling essay in social theory and a pathbreaking ethnography of dispute in an African society. On the basis of a sensitive study of the Tswana of southern Africa, John Comaroff and Simon Roberts challenge most of the orthodoxies of legal anthropology.

Title: Rules and Processes: The Cultural Logic of Dispute in an African Context

Author Name: John L. Comaroff

Categories: Anthropology,

Edition: First

Publisher: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0226114244

ISBN Number 13: 9780226114248

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+ Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 028523

Keywords: anthropology, African culture, Tswana culture, legal anthropology, rules and processes, John L. Comaroff, Simon Roberts, signed by author, first edition,