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The Politics of Chieftaincy : Authority and Property in Colonial Ghana, 1920-1950

Author: Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the profound societal changes that occurred in Accra, the capital city of the Gold Coast colony (modern Ghana), during the peak decades of British colonial rule, 1920-1950.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Naaborko.
Politics of Chieftaincy : Authority and Property in Colonial Ghana, 1920-1950.
Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch
ISBN: 9781580468572 1580468578
OCLC Number: 899733014
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 07 Oct 2014).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: Contesting Space and Authority in a Colonial Capital; 1 Situating Ga Institutions in the European Colonial Milieu; 2 Land Legislation, Commodification, and Effects in Accra; 3 Negotiating Chieftaincy, the Ga Stool, and Colonial Intervention; 4 Succession Disputes, the Ga State Council, and the Future of Chieftaincy; 5 Contesting Property in Accra and Its Periurban Locales; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Backcover.
Series Title: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Responsibility: Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch.

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Documents the profound societal changes that occurred in Accra, the capital city of the Gold Coast colony (modern Ghana), during the peak decades of British colonial rule, 1920-1950.

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