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Chiefs, priests, and praise-singers : history, politics, and land ownership in northern Ghana

Author: Wyatt MacGaffey
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012030531
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wyatt MacGaffey
ISBN: 0813933870 9780813933870
OCLC Number: 825978016
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Colonial anthropology and historical reconstruction --
Drum chant and the political uses of tradition --
Tindanas and chiefs : ethnography --
Chiefs and tindanas : making nam --
Tamale : the Dakpema, the Gulkpe'Na, the Bugulana, and the law of the land --
Chiefs in the national arena.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Wyatt MacGaffey.

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MacGaffey is deservedly one of the most celebrated anthropologists alive today, not only for his significant ethnography in west central Africa but also for his contributions to our understandings of Read more...

 
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