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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
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shipton, Parker MacDonald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HC59.8
LC item number
.S55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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
Label
Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-320) and index
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
449853568
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 335 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300116038
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009050979
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449853568
Label
Credit between cultures : farmers, financiers, and misunderstanding in Africa, Parker Shipton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-320) and index
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
449853568
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 335 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300116038
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009050979
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449853568

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