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Author MacGaffey, Wyatt.

Title Chiefs, priests, and praise-singers [electronic resource] : history, politics, and land ownership in northern Ghana / Wyatt MacGaffey.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 227 p. : ill.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dagbani (African people) -- History.
Dagbani (African people) -- Politics and government.
Dagbani (African people) -- Land tenure.
Chiefdoms -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Local government -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Land tenure -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Dagomba (Ghana) -- Historiography.
Dagomba (Ghana) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813933863 (cloth alk. paper)
9780813933870 (electronic bk.)

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