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Hierarchy in twentieth-century Sefwi (Ghana)

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The dissertation aims to provide an understanding of the relation between political-economic power and the attribution of social value in twentieth-century Sefwi (Ghana). The existing literature on relations of dominance amongst the Akan has flaws: works examine single relations of dominance in isolation; studies focus mostly on discontinuity and change; peripheral areas are neglected. In the dissertation these issues are addressed. Hierarchy is used as an analytical tool which enables on...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
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Author
Publication date:
1999
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
604788365
URN:
uuid:c3238187-7e9d-465d-b9e4-63ea1ad7eda1
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td:604788365

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