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Author Lawrance, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nicholas)

Title Locality, mobility, and "nation" : periurban colonialism in Togo's Eweland, 1900-1960 / Benjamin N. Lawrance
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; v. 31
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; v. 31
Contents Introduction : conceptualizing periurban colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa -- Mobility, locality, and Ewe identity in periurban Eweland -- Intervention and dissent : manufacturing the model periurban chief -- Crisis in an Ewe "capital" : the periurban zone descends on the city -- Vodou and resistance : politico-religious crises in the periurban landscape -- The German Togo-bund and the periurban manifestations of "nation" -- From Eweland to la République Togolaise : the Guide du Togo and the periurban circulation of knowledge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-275) and index
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Subject Decolonization -- Togo -- History.
Ewe (African people) -- History -- 20th century.
Ewe (African people) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Nationalism -- Togo.
Rural-urban relations -- Togo.
France -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Togo -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Togo -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1580462642 (alk. paper)
1580466974 (electronic bk.)
9781580462648 (alk. paper)
9781580466974 (electronic bk.)