ISBN-10:
0521025575
ISBN-13:
9780521025577
Pub. Date:
04/20/2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Palm Oil and Protest: An Economic History of the Ngwa Region, South-Eastern Nigeria, 1800-1980

Palm Oil and Protest: An Economic History of the Ngwa Region, South-Eastern Nigeria, 1800-1980

by Susan M. Martin
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ISBN-13: 9780521025577
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/20/2006
Series: African Studies , #59
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps and figure; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Ecology, society and economic change to 1891; 3. The Ngwa and colonial rule, 1891-1914; 4. The expansion of the oil palm industry, 1884-1914; 5. The end of the boom; 6. Cassava and Christianity; 7. Authority, justice and property rights; 8. Trade, credit and mobility; 9. Production and protest: the Women Riot, 1929; 10. Cash cropping and economic change, 1930-80; 11. Conclusion; Statistical appendix; Notes; Interviews conducted in the Ngwa region, 1980-1; Bibliography; Index.

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