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Shaping tradition [electronic resource] : civil society, community and development in colonial northern Ghana, 1899-1957 / by Jeff D. Grischow.

Author/Creator:
Grischow, Jeff D. (Jeff Douglas), 1965-
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston [Mass.] : Brill, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (278 p.)
Series:
African social studies series ; v. 14.
African social studies series, 1568-1203 ; v. 14
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Subjects:
Civil society -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Community development -- Ghana -- History -- 20th century.
Ghana -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Civil society, community and development in colonial northern Ghana, 1899-1957
From developing the estates to preserving the peasantry: development in the northern territories, 1895-1919
Corruptions of development and the "steep slope of civilisation", 1919-1933
Developing community: land, native administration and direct taxation, 1928-1936
Overpopulation, depopulation and the loss of productive power: development in the Zuarungu and Lawra-Tumu districts, 1935-44
Questioning mixed farming, tsetse eradication and indirect rule, 1940-1949
Land planning, local government and party politics, 1940-1957
Mechanised agriculture and community development, 1948-1957.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-254) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-40016-5
9786611400163
90-474-1023-8
OCLC:
298788337