Socio-Political Organization and Receptivity to Change: Some Differences between Ruanda and Urundi

  title={Socio-Political Organization and Receptivity to Change: Some Differences between Ruanda and Urundi},
  author={Ethel M. Albert},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={46 - 74}
  • E. Albert
  • Published 1 April 1960
  • Political Science
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
HE NEIGHBORING African kingdoms of Ruanda and Urundi are so similar in many respects that they appear, when viewed from afar, to be virtually identical in all but minor details. However, those who know both countries well, recognizing that Ruanda nd Urundi are more like each other than is either like any other culture, report impressions of several kinds and degrees of difference. The differences t nd to be cumulative and to determine a cleavage that is most pronounced in respect to socio… 

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