The Law of Commoners and Kings is an engaging and entertaining account of some of the cases presided over in the former South African homeland, Transkei. The Magistrate has a deep insight into the grey areas of South African law brought about by the differences in African and Western conceptions of law.
The Law of Commoners and Kings
Edited by Leon de Kock, Louise Bethlehem and Sonja Laden
Edited by N. Chabani Manganyi
This collection of essays analyses and illustrates some of most poignant and difficult problems facing South Africa in the near future. The authors in this book make an original contribution to the discussion and cut through the rather sterile claim that South Africa's circumstances are exceptional.
Voices that Reason is a path-breaking work. The author has charted the thoroughfares that speed the thought of many black South Africans towards specific expectations, grievances and actions. The present work constitutes an important and thought-provoking culmination of a generation's worth of ...
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