Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa by Parker MacDonald Shipton | 9780300116038 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

by Parker MacDonald Shipton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300116039

ISBN-13: 9780300116038

Pub. Date: 07/27/2010

Publisher: Yale University Press

Parker Shipton brings a variety of perspectives—cultural,  economic, political, and religious-philosophical—and years of field experience to this fascinating study about people who borrow and lend in the interior of Africa. His conclusions challenge the conventional wisdom of the past half century (including perennial World Bank orthodoxy) about

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Parker Shipton brings a variety of perspectives—cultural,  economic, political, and religious-philosophical—and years of field experience to this fascinating study about people who borrow and lend in the interior of Africa. His conclusions challenge the conventional wisdom of the past half century (including perennial World Bank orthodoxy) about the need for credit among African farming people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300116038
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/27/2010
Series:
Yale Agrarian Studies Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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