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The man-leopard murders : history and society in colonial Nigeria, David Pratten

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The man-leopard murders : history and society in colonial Nigeria
Title
The man-leopard murders
Title remainder
history and society in colonial Nigeria
Statement of responsibility
David Pratten
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is an account of murder and politics in Africa, and an historical ethnography of southern Annang communities during the colonial period
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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Pratten, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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International African Institute
Series statement
International African library
Series volume
34
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  • Murder
  • Anang (African people)
  • Nigeria, Southern
  • Nigeria
  • LAW
  • HISTORY
  • Anang (African people)
  • Murder
  • Social conditions
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria, Southern
  • Gesellschaft
  • Nigeria
  • Annang
Label
The man-leopard murders : history and society in colonial Nigeria, David Pratten
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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
Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Chapter 1 Introduction: The Man-Leopard Murder Mysteries -- 'Murder at Ikot Okoro -- Leopard Alleged' -- Leopard Men in Fact and Fiction -- A Social History of Murder -- Chapter 2 Of Leopards and Leaders: Annang Society to 1909 -- Power and Personhood -- Trade and Transformation -- Conversion and Conquest -- Chapter 3 Resistance and Revival, 1910-1929 -- The Landscape of Power -- The Spirit Movement -- The Women's War -- Chapter 4 Progressives and Power, 1930-1938 -- Americans and Anthropology -- 'We Shall Not Be Ruled By Our Children' -- Women and the 'Infamous Traffic' -- Chapter 5 War and Public, 1939-1945 -- 'John Bull' and the Reading Public -- Cassava and Crime -- 'Audacious Leopards' and 'Atrocious Deeds' -- Chapter 6 Inlaws and Outlaws, 1946 -- 'The Time of Accusation' -- 'What is at the Bottom of the Leopard Man Epidemic?' -- 'The Leopard That Hides Its Spots' -- Chapter 7 Divinations and Delegations. 1947 -- Police and Prophecy -- The Ibibo Union Touring Delegation -- The Man-Eating Leopard of Ikot Udoro -- Chapter 8 The Politics of Improvement, 1947-1960 -- The Leopard's Legacy -- Nationalist Trajectories -- Expectations Revisited -- Chapter 9 Echoes of Ekpe Owo -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Last Page
Control code
ocn651810368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281252104
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttk23tj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651810368
Label
The man-leopard murders : history and society in colonial Nigeria, David Pratten
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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
Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Chapter 1 Introduction: The Man-Leopard Murder Mysteries -- 'Murder at Ikot Okoro -- Leopard Alleged' -- Leopard Men in Fact and Fiction -- A Social History of Murder -- Chapter 2 Of Leopards and Leaders: Annang Society to 1909 -- Power and Personhood -- Trade and Transformation -- Conversion and Conquest -- Chapter 3 Resistance and Revival, 1910-1929 -- The Landscape of Power -- The Spirit Movement -- The Women's War -- Chapter 4 Progressives and Power, 1930-1938 -- Americans and Anthropology -- 'We Shall Not Be Ruled By Our Children' -- Women and the 'Infamous Traffic' -- Chapter 5 War and Public, 1939-1945 -- 'John Bull' and the Reading Public -- Cassava and Crime -- 'Audacious Leopards' and 'Atrocious Deeds' -- Chapter 6 Inlaws and Outlaws, 1946 -- 'The Time of Accusation' -- 'What is at the Bottom of the Leopard Man Epidemic?' -- 'The Leopard That Hides Its Spots' -- Chapter 7 Divinations and Delegations. 1947 -- Police and Prophecy -- The Ibibo Union Touring Delegation -- The Man-Eating Leopard of Ikot Udoro -- Chapter 8 The Politics of Improvement, 1947-1960 -- The Leopard's Legacy -- Nationalist Trajectories -- Expectations Revisited -- Chapter 9 Echoes of Ekpe Owo -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Last Page
Control code
ocn651810368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281252104
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttk23tj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651810368

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