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Citizen and Subject:
Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism
Mahmood Mamdani

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
IIntroduction: Thinking through Africa's Impasse3
Pt. IThe Structure of Power35
IIDecentralized Despotism37
IIIIndirect Rule: The Politics of Decentralized Despotism62
IVCustomary Law: The Theory of Decentralized Despotism109
VThe Native Authority and the Free Peasantry138
Pt. IIThe Anatomy of Resistance181
VIThe Other Face of Tribalism: Peasant Movements in Equatorial Africa183
VIIThe Rural in the Urban: Migrant Workers in South Africa218
VIIIConclusion: Linking the Urban and the Rural285
Notes303
Index339

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