Note the classic distinction derived from Maine: from Status to Contract
Note the idea of property/territory as key to the 'political'
and immediately below: Frazer's project of origins and magic as a 'non-rational' source of non-structural power.
The history of African political anthropology: Evans-Pritchard and then Lucy Mair - key players.
Types of Anthropological analysis:
Functional-Relational model of Political systems
and other typologies (Mair, Schapera, Leach)
The significance of Kinship and Lineage
How 'thick' is the concept of the political in African society?