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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
Cataloging source
MiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vansina, Jan
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
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book
  • Africa and the diaspora : history, politics, culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
Label
Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.03164
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
MIU01000000000000006839914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 354 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (dli)HEB03164
  • (OCoLC)614573769
Label
Antecedents to modern Rwanda : the Nyiginya Kingdom, Jan Vansina ; translated by the author, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.03164
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
MIU01000000000000006839914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 354 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (dli)HEB03164
  • (OCoLC)614573769

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