chapter  XVIII
10 Pages

Factors Determining the Content of African Land-Tenure Systems in Northern Rhodesia

WithCharles M. N. White

Since 1956 a systematic survey of African land-tenure in Northern Rhodesia has been in progress, and at the moment of preparing this paper all provinces except Barotseland have been studied. In all the areas so far studied it is possible to express the potential land rights of an individual within a common framework, and then consider what factors in a given area will determine how far these rights will in fact be realized.