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Piot, Charles

Overview
Works: 7 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 1,509 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Charles Piot
Nostalgia for the future : West Africa after the Cold War by Charles Piot( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the end of the cold war, Africa has seen a dramatic rise in new political and religious phenomena, including an eviscerated privatized state, neoliberal NGOs, Pentecostalism, a resurgence in accusations of witchcraft, a culture of scamming and fraud, and, in some countries, a nearly universal wish to emigrate. Drawing on fieldwork in Togo, Charles Piot suggests that a new biopolitics after state sovereignty is remaking the face of one of the world's poorest regions. In a country where playing the U.S. Department of State's green card lottery is a national pastime and
Doing development in West Africa : a reader by and for undergraduates by Charles Piot( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection contains essays by undergraduates who recount their experiences in Togo working on projects that established health insurance at a local clinic, built a cyber cafe, created a microlending program for teens, and started a local writers' group. The essays show students putting their optimism to work while learning that paying attention to local knowledge can make all the difference in a project's success ..."
Representing Africa in the Kasinga Asylum Case by Charles Piot( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jeux de frontière: la loterie des cartes vertes au Togo by Charles Piot( )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Togolese cartographies: re-mapping space in a post-Cold War city by Charles Piot( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fin des temps et nouveaux départs : un schème de Ponzi dans le Lomé des années 2010 by Charles Piot( )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Of slaves and the gift: Kabre sale of kin during the era of the slave trade by Charles Piot( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Nostalgia for the future : West Africa after the Cold War
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English (19)

French (2)

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