Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana
By (author) Carola Lentz
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Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana by Carola Lentz
Book DescriptionDrawing on two decades of research this social and political history of North-Western Ghana traces the creation of new ethnic and territorial boundaries, categories and forms of self-understanding, and represents a major contribution to debates on ethnicity, colonialism and the 'production of history'. It explores the creation and redefinition of ethnic distinctions and commonalities by African and European actors, showing that ethnicity's power derives from a contradiction: while ethnic identities purport to be non-negotiable, creating permanent bonds, stability and security, the boundaries of the communities created and the associated traits and practices are malleable and adaptable to specific interests and contexts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748624010
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carola Lentz
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Author Biography - Carola Lentz
Carola Lentz is Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and African Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (Germany).
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