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The Resource Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton

Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton

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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title looks briefly at European and North American theories on private property and the mortgage, then shows how these theories have played out as attempted economic reforms in Africa
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Shipton, Parker MacDonald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
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  • Land tenure
  • Mortgages
  • Economic anthropology
  • Economics
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic anthropology
  • Economics
  • Land tenure
  • Africa
Label
Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn646861341
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 327 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282351943
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/ctt1138g7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646861341
Label
Mortgaging the ancestors : ideologies of attachment in Africa, Parker Shipton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn646861341
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 327 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282351943
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/ctt1138g7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646861341

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