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Author Filippello, Marcus, author

Title The nature of the path : reading a West African road / Marcus Filippello
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents Introduction: Crossing the black earth -- The roads into Igbø Ilø : the making of an Ọhọri identity -- Roads to subversion : displaying independence and displacing authority in the early colonial era -- Going to the greens seller : Ọhọri communal expansion in the 1920s and 1930s -- "It has become a joy to go to Tollou" : reinterpreting the tools of French colonial développement -- Cementing identities : negotiating independence in a changing landscape -- Conclusion: Breathing with the road
Notes "A Quadrant book."
Description based on print version record
Subject Roads -- Environmental aspects -- Benin.
Roads -- Social aspects -- Benin.
Roads -- Benin -- History.
Benin -- History -- 20th century.
Benin -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452952140 (electronic bk.)
9781452952147 (electronic bk.)
(hc : alk. paper)
(pb : alk. paper)
(hc : alk. paper)
(pb : alk. paper)