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Ethnicity and the making of history in northern Ghana

Author: Carola Lentz; International African Institute.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2006.
Series: International African library, 33.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on two decades of research this social and political history of North-Western Ghana traces the creation of new ethnic and territorial boundaries, categories and forms of self-understanding, and represents a major contribution to debates on ethnicity, colonialism and the 'production of history'. It explores the creation and redefinition of ethnic distinctions and commonalities by African and European actors,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Lentz, Carola.
Ethnicity and the making of history in northern Ghana.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2006
(OCoLC)607814088
Online version:
Lentz, Carola.
Ethnicity and the making of history in northern Ghana.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, ©2006
(OCoLC)609305179
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carola Lentz; International African Institute.
ISBN: 9780748624010 0748624015 067402186X 9780674021860
OCLC Number: 63399196
Description: xi, 346 pages : maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The North-west in the nineteenth century --
2. The introduction of chieftaincy --
3. The discursive creation of ethnicity --
4. The Lawra confederacy native authority --
5. Labour migration, home-ties and ethnicity --
6. 'Light over the volta' : the mission of the white fathers --
7. Decolonisation and local government reform --
8. 'The time when politics came' : party politics and local conflict --
9. Ethnic movements and special-interest politics --
10. The cultural work of ethnicity.
Series Title: International African library, 33.
Responsibility: Carola Lentz.

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