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The Resource Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton

Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton

Label
Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa
Title
Credit between cultures
Title remainder
farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Parker Shipton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Parker Shipton offers a range of perspectives on the process of lending & borrowing in Africa. His conclusions challenge the conventional wisdom of the past half century about the need for credit among African farmers
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shipton, Parker MacDonald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic assistance
  • Poverty
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)
  • Economics
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic assistance
  • Economics
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)
  • Poverty
  • Africa
Label
Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a golden pendulum -- Context for credit : a setting at the source of the Nile -- Three faces of the loan : charity, usury ... and fantasy -- Plans and dreams : an integrated approach on paper -- Lenders and lineages : nepotism as loyalty -- Untying a package deal: borrowing green revolution technology -- Debts and dodges: the moral and the hazard in repayment -- In a white elephant's shadow: reversal and repetition -- Wildfire: tobacco contract farming -- Self-help and the underground : individual incentive and the group guarantee -- Self-help with help: banking between charity and usury -- Crossing back: rethinking credit between cultures
Control code
ocn801194715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 335 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300162929
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt113rmf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801194715
Label
Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a golden pendulum -- Context for credit : a setting at the source of the Nile -- Three faces of the loan : charity, usury ... and fantasy -- Plans and dreams : an integrated approach on paper -- Lenders and lineages : nepotism as loyalty -- Untying a package deal: borrowing green revolution technology -- Debts and dodges: the moral and the hazard in repayment -- In a white elephant's shadow: reversal and repetition -- Wildfire: tobacco contract farming -- Self-help and the underground : individual incentive and the group guarantee -- Self-help with help: banking between charity and usury -- Crossing back: rethinking credit between cultures
Control code
ocn801194715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 335 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300162929
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt113rmf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801194715

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