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Smugglers, Secessionists & Loyal Citizens on the Ghana-Togo Frontier

£6.99

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The first integrated history of the Ghana-Togo borderlands, this book challenges the conventional wisdom that the current border is an arbitrary European construct, resisted by Ewe irredentism. Paul Nugent contends that whatever the origins of partition, border peoples quickly became knowing and active participants in the shaping of this international boundary. The study itself straddles the conventional divide between social and political history and offers a reconstruction of a long-range history of smuggling and a reappraisal of Ewe identity. Addressing topics such as imperialism, cocoa, the Customs Preventive Service, Christianity, and Ewe unification, this study will be of interest to scholars and to others concerned with issues of criminality, identity, and the state.

Condition: Dustjacket shelfworn, creased and slightly torn, rubbed and marked, spine discoloured; boards lightly shelfworn. Foreedges yellowed, date in pen on title page, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

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Author(s):
Nugent, Paul
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0852554737
ISBN-13:
9780852554739
Number of pages:
302
Publisher:
James Currey / Sub-Saharan Publishers / Ohio University Press
Title:
Smugglers, Secessionists & Loyal Citizens on the Ghana-Togo Frontier

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The first integrated history of the Ghana-Togo borderlands, this book challenges the conventional wisdom that the current border is an arbitrary European construct, resisted by Ewe irredentism. Paul Nugent contends that whatever the origins of partition, border peoples quickly became knowing and active participants in the shaping of this international boundary. The study itself straddles the conventional divide between social and political history and offers a reconstruction of a long-range history of smuggling and a reappraisal of Ewe identity. Addressing topics such as imperialism, cocoa, the Customs Preventive Service, Christianity, and Ewe unification, this study will be of interest to scholars and to others concerned with issues of criminality, identity, and the state.

Condition: Dustjacket shelfworn, creased and slightly torn, rubbed and marked, spine discoloured; boards lightly shelfworn. Foreedges yellowed, date in pen on title page, pages clean and clear and binding tight.

Author(s):
Nugent, Paul
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0852554737
ISBN-13:
9780852554739
Number of pages:
302
Publisher:
James Currey / Sub-Saharan Publishers / Ohio University Press
Title:
Smugglers, Secessionists & Loyal Citizens on the Ghana-Togo Frontier

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