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The Resource Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)

Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)

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Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa
Title
Mortgaging the ancestors
Title remainder
ideologies of attachment in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Parker Shipton
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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  • illustrations
  • maps
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Yale agrarian studies series
Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)
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Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-314) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Sand and gold: some property history and theory -- Luo and others: migration, settlement, ethnicity -- An earthly anchorage: graves and the grounding of belonging -- Birthright and its borrowing: inheritance and land clientage under pressure -- The thin end: land and credit in the colonial period -- The ghost market: land titling and mortgaging after independence -- Nothing more serious: mortgaging and struggles over ancestral land -- Bigger than law: land and constitutionalism -- Conclusion: property, improperty, and the mortgage
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xix, 327 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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