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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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