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Author Barnes, Sandra T.

Title Patrons and power : creating a political community in metropolitan Lagos / Sandra T. Barnes
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press in association with the International African Institute, London, [1986]
©1986

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Description x, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series International African library
International African library.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The making of Mushin -- 3. Land and housing as sources of power -- 4. The residential basis of leadership -- 5. The chieftaincy system -- 6. The consolidation of leadership -- 7. The role of factions in the struggle for power -- 8. The institutionalisation of power -- 9. Conclusions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [243]-251
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Lagos Metropolitan Area
Elite (Social sciences) -- Nigeria -- Lagos Metropolitan Area
Power (Social sciences)
Lagos Metropolitan Area (Nigeria) -- Politics and government
Lagos Metropolitan Area -- Politics and government
LC no. 86045184
ISBN 025334297X