: Tanui, Andrew K.
: 9966040331 9966040358 9789966040350 9789966040336 9966992537 9789966992536
: Eldoret, Kenya : Baltimore, Md. : Zapf Chancery, Project MUSE,
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The subject of cattle-raids carried out by various nomadic communities on their counterparts is a subject of interest, intrigue and misinterpretation. What was the original purpose of cattle-raids in the concerned nomadic communities? How exactly were the raids carried out? What were the norms and taboos governing cattle-raids and wars in the traditional tribal folklore? Is cattle-raising compatible with modern society? Is it acceptable for perpetrators of modern cattle-raiding to hide behind ""tradition"" and justify their criminal activities. The above are some of the questions that inspired