Ethnicity and the making of history in Northern Ghana (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Ethnicity and the making of history in Northern Ghana Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ethnicity and the making of history in Northern Ghana

Author: Carola Lentz
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, cop. 2006.
Series: The international African library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

A social and political history of North-Western Ghana, drawing on two decades of research.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carola Lentz
ISBN: 0748624015 9780748624010
OCLC Number: 758317023
Description: 1 vol. (XI-346 p.) : ill. en noir, cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of maps and plates; Preface; Introduction; 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; Epilogue; List of abbreviations; Glossary; List of Divisional Chiefs of Lawra District; References; Index.
Series Title: The international African library.
Responsibility: Carola Lentz.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is a detailed and comprehensive historical study of local politics in north-west Ghana during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on Nandom... it is a very thorough and convincing Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.