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Author Hill, Polly, 1914-2005.

Title Dry grain farming families : Hausaland (Nigeria) and Karnataka (India) compared / Polly Hill
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982

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Description xvi, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Background material: the two regions and the eight localities -- 2. A dry grain Agrarian mode -- 3. The village farmland -- 4. The farming household: (1) joint households -- 5. The farming household: (2) miscellaneous aspects -- 6. The essence of inequality: land ownership -- 7. The diversity of economic activity -- 8. Intensification -- 9. Upward and downward mobility -- 10. Migration -- 11. Rural/urban relationships -- 12. The withdrawal from the countryside -- 13. Agrestic servitude -- 14. The inevitable dissolution of the large estates -- 15. How did the weakest elements formerly survive in the anekal villages? -- 16. The lack of an Agrarian hierarchy in pre-colonial west Africa -- 17. A dry grain mode: some conclusions
Analysis India (Republic) Karnataka (State) Economic conditions compared with economic conditions in Northern states of Nigeria
Nigeria Northern states Economic conditions compared with economic conditions in Karnataka (State) in India (Republic)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-306) index
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Karnataka.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nigeria, Northern.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Nigeria.
Karnataka (India) -- Rural conditions.
Nigeria -- Rural conditions.
Nigeria, Northern -- Rural conditions.
Nigeria, Northern.
LC no. 81021610
ISBN 0521233704
0521271029 (paperback)