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The Resource Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)

Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)

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Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa
Title
Mortgaging the ancestors
Title remainder
ideologies of attachment in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Parker Shipton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Shipton, Parker MacDonald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
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  • Land tenure
  • Mortgages
  • Economic anthropology
  • Economics
Label
Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-314) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Sand and gold: some property history and theory -- Luo and others: migration, settlement, ethnicity -- An earthly anchorage: graves and the grounding of belonging -- Birthright and its borrowing: inheritance and land clientage under pressure -- The thin end: land and credit in the colonial period -- The ghost market: land titling and mortgaging after independence -- Nothing more serious: mortgaging and struggles over ancestral land -- Bigger than law: land and constitutionalism -- Conclusion: property, improperty, and the mortgage
Control code
ebr10348484
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 327 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646861341
Label
Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-314) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Sand and gold: some property history and theory -- Luo and others: migration, settlement, ethnicity -- An earthly anchorage: graves and the grounding of belonging -- Birthright and its borrowing: inheritance and land clientage under pressure -- The thin end: land and credit in the colonial period -- The ghost market: land titling and mortgaging after independence -- Nothing more serious: mortgaging and struggles over ancestral land -- Bigger than law: land and constitutionalism -- Conclusion: property, improperty, and the mortgage
Control code
ebr10348484
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 327 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646861341

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