Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom

Compiled for the Bechuanaland Protectorate Administration Classics in African Anthropology by Isaac Schapera

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Customs,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Legal Anthropology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Customary law,
  • Botswana,
  • Law, Tswana,
  • Tswana (African people)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages349
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Open LibraryOL9014929M
ISBN 103894736852
ISBN 109783894736859

stitution. Family law, the law of property, law of contract, and legal wrongs form the headings of succeeding chapters. The final chapter on procedure contains a valuable verbatim account of an actual trial, with questions and answers. Ap-pendixes deal with genealogical tables of Tswana royal families and lists of Tswana age-regiments. A legal custom is the established pattern of behavior that can be objectively verified within a particular social setting. A claim can be carried out in defense of "what has always been done and accepted by law". Related is the idea of prescription; a right enjoyed through long custom rather than positive law.. Customary law (also, consuetudinary or unofficial law) exists where. Coronavirus news: As of today, there is no disruption to your University scheme and this website will continue to support home study as well as self-isolation. Not on that list of Tswana tribes that were then recognised by the colonial administration are Bangwaketse, Barolong and Batawana. On a strictly empirical basis, the three tribes are excluded from the lesbianism that Schapera alleges. A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom is used as a textbook in the Faculty of Law at the University of Botswana.

A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom. Wesel, U. Frühformen des Rechts in vorstaatlichen Gesellschaften, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, ISBN (paperback) and ISBN (hard cover). A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom 1st Edition. By I. Schapera. Originally published in , the primary object of this book was to place on record, for the information and guidance of government officials and of the Tswana themselves, the traditional and modern laws and related customs of the Tswana tribes of the Bechuanaland Protectorate. a handbook of tswana law and custom Download a handbook of tswana law and custom or read online here in PDF or EPUB. Please click button to get a handbook of tswana law and custom book now. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using. of tribal customary law comes up, the courts ought to institute an inquiry into the relevant custom by consulting the elders. In practice, as I have been informed by a Botswanian lawyer, the courts refer to the Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom' by Professor I. Schapera, an : Peter G. Stein.

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When Professor Isaac Schapera was asked in by the Protectorate Administration to compile a record of the traditional and modern laws of the Tswana tribes he had already been working since on a comprehensive ethnographic study of the Kgatla, and his investigation was therefore based on a thorough previous knowledge of the social structure as a s: 1.

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Isaac Schapera (23 June Garies, Cape Colony – 26 June London, England), was a social anthropologist at the London School of Economics specialising in South Africa. He was notable for his contributions of ethnographic and typological studies of the indigenous peoples of Botswana and South Africa.

Additionally, he was one of the founders of the group that would Alma mater: University of Cape Town, London. Book List Anthropology: “A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom” by Ian Schapera * From JH: The classic work. He has a piece in African Political System (another oldie) which is a good short statement of Tswana political structure as it existed.

"Debility and Moral Imagination in Botswana” by Julie Livingston * BUP Book A Handbook. A Handbook Of Tswana Law And Custom By I. Schapera Hardcover Book Free Shipping. $ “ The Survival of the Traditional Tswana Courts in the National Legal System of Botswana ” 16 JAL () Roberts, S. “ Tradition and Change at Mochudi: Competing Jurisdictions in Botswana ” 17 African Law Studies 37 ().

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Despite having abandoned law for anthropology at university, Schapera retained a lifelong interest in the subject; the handbook of Tswana law and custom is. 1 A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom (),–2; Marriage Life in African Tribe (), ; “ Premarital Pregnancy and Native Opinion: A Note on Social Change ” Africa Vol.

6., 59 – 91; “ Labour Migration for a Bechuanaland Native Reserve II ” (33) Journal of African Soci especially at 52 – Cited by: 1. Author of The Bantu-speaking tribes of South Africa, A handbook of Tswana law and custom, The Tswana, The Khoisan peoples of South Africa, Government and politics in tribal societies, Praise-poems of Tswana chiefs, Married life in an African tribe, The Khoisan peoples of South Africa, Bushmen and Hottentots.