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The Resource Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)

Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)

Label
Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom
Title
Antecedents to modern Rwanda
Title remainder
the Nyiginya Kingdom
Statement of responsibility
Jan Vansina ; translated by the author
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Action
digitized
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Vansina, Jan
Dewey number
967.571/01
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Africa and the diaspora
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  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
Label
Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The oral sources -- 1. Central Rwanda on the eve of the emergence of the kingdom -- The country and its inhabitants -- Fields and herds: subsistence activities -- Kinship and society -- Polities -- 2. The Rwanda of Ndori -- The foundation of the kingdom -- Subsequent military campaigns: conquest or raids? -- Government: the ritual institutions -- Instruments of government: the corporations -- The realm -- 3. Toward the centralization of power -- The seizure of the herds and the land -- The armies -- At the hub: court, king, and elites -- The recasting of royal ideology during Rejugira's reign -- The weight of the state -- 4. Government in the eighteenth century -- Government from Gisanura to Rwaka -- Government under Rujugira and Ndabarasa -- Foreign relations under Gisanura and Mazimpaka -- Foreign relations under Rujugira and Ndabarasa -- 5. Social transformations in the nineteenth century -- The transformations of society -- Hutu and Tutsi -- 6. The triumph of the great families and its consequences -- Civil war and the supremacy of the elites -- Struggles for power at Gahindiro's and Rwogera's courts -- Expansion of the kingdom eastward and international trade -- A spontaneous expansion toward Lake Kivu and the land of the volcanoes? -- 7. Nightmares: the age of Rwabugiri (1867-1897) -- Political crisis and wars from 1867-1889 -- Isolation breached and the hatching of a coup d'Etat -- The nightmare of violence used as a political tool -- A balance sheet -- History and the present
Control code
ocn614573769
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299201234
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614573769
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The oral sources -- 1. Central Rwanda on the eve of the emergence of the kingdom -- The country and its inhabitants -- Fields and herds: subsistence activities -- Kinship and society -- Polities -- 2. The Rwanda of Ndori -- The foundation of the kingdom -- Subsequent military campaigns: conquest or raids? -- Government: the ritual institutions -- Instruments of government: the corporations -- The realm -- 3. Toward the centralization of power -- The seizure of the herds and the land -- The armies -- At the hub: court, king, and elites -- The recasting of royal ideology during Rejugira's reign -- The weight of the state -- 4. Government in the eighteenth century -- Government from Gisanura to Rwaka -- Government under Rujugira and Ndabarasa -- Foreign relations under Gisanura and Mazimpaka -- Foreign relations under Rujugira and Ndabarasa -- 5. Social transformations in the nineteenth century -- The transformations of society -- Hutu and Tutsi -- 6. The triumph of the great families and its consequences -- Civil war and the supremacy of the elites -- Struggles for power at Gahindiro's and Rwogera's courts -- Expansion of the kingdom eastward and international trade -- A spontaneous expansion toward Lake Kivu and the land of the volcanoes? -- 7. Nightmares: the age of Rwabugiri (1867-1897) -- Political crisis and wars from 1867-1889 -- Isolation breached and the hatching of a coup d'Etat -- The nightmare of violence used as a political tool -- A balance sheet -- History and the present
Control code
ocn614573769
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299201234
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614573769
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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