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The Resource Market encounters : consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana, Bianca Murillo

Market encounters : consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana, Bianca Murillo

Label
Market encounters : consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana
Title
Market encounters
Title remainder
consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana
Statement of responsibility
Bianca Murillo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
By emphasizing the centrality of human relationships to Ghana's economic past, Murillo introduces a radical rethinking of consumption studies from an Africa-centered perspective. The result is a keen look at colonial capitalism in all of its intricacies, legacies, and contradictions, including its entanglement with gender and race
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murillo, Bianca
Dewey number
381.309667
Index
index present
LC call number
HC1060.Z9
LC item number
C64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumers
  • Ghana
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Commerce
  • Consumers
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Ghana
  • Konsumgesellschaft
  • Einzelhandel
  • Ghana
  • Consommation
  • Consommation
  • Consommateurs
  • Ghana
Label
Market encounters : consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana, Bianca Murillo
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Consuming histories and creating economies -- A door "wide open" imagining Gold Coast markets -- "We cannot afford to be fooled." African intermediaries on shifting commercial terrain -- "In time for independence." Kingsway Department Store, modernity, and the new nation -- "Shop window on the world." Ghana's first international trade fair and the politics of wealth and accumulation -- "Power to the people." Militarization of the market and the war against profiteers -- Afterword: From structural adjustment to shopping malls
Control code
1006381365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821446133
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1006381365
Label
Market encounters : consumer cultures in twentieth-century Ghana, Bianca Murillo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Consuming histories and creating economies -- A door "wide open" imagining Gold Coast markets -- "We cannot afford to be fooled." African intermediaries on shifting commercial terrain -- "In time for independence." Kingsway Department Store, modernity, and the new nation -- "Shop window on the world." Ghana's first international trade fair and the politics of wealth and accumulation -- "Power to the people." Militarization of the market and the war against profiteers -- Afterword: From structural adjustment to shopping malls
Control code
1006381365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821446133
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1006381365

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