The Politics of Stratification. A Study of Political Change in a South Arabian Town.

Bujra, Abdalla S.

Book ID: 10502


8vo. xvi, 201 pp., frontispiece, 5 b/w plates, 2 figures, 5 diagrams, cloth in d/w, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front cover, biblio, index, The Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1971.


This work contains an analysis of the political conflicts within a small, isolated and traditionally stratified town which resulted from the external and economic forces that have troubled the Arab World. It is one of the few studies by anthropologists, which shows the influence of nationalistic ideologies on ordinary people.

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