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Author MacGaffey, Wyatt.

Title Chiefs, priests, and praise-singers : history, politics, and land ownership in northern Ghana / Wyatt MacGaffey
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013
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Contents Colonial anthropology and historical reconstruction -- Drum chant and the political uses of tradition -- Tindanas and chiefs : ethnography -- Chiefs and tindanas : making nam -- Tamale : the Dakpema, the Gulkpe'Na, the Bugulana, and the law of the land -- Chiefs in the national arena
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chiefdoms -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Dagbani (African people) -- History.
Dagbani (African people) -- Land tenure.
Dagbani (African people) -- Politics and government.
Land tenure -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Local government -- Ghana -- Northern Region.
Dagomba (Ghana) -- Historiography.
Dagomba (Ghana) -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813933870 (electronic bk.)
9780813933870 (electronic bk.)