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Chiefs, priests, and praise-singers : history, politics, and land ownership in northern Ghana / Wyatt MacGaffey.

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Author/Creator:
MacGaffey, Wyatt.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 227 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780813933863
0813933862
9780813933870
0813933870

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