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Title:The political economy of West African agriculture
Author:Hart, KeithISNI
Year:1982
ISSN:0068-6794
Issue:43
Pages:226
Language:English
Series:Cambridge studies in social anthropology
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:0521240735; 0521284236
Geographic term:West Africa
Subjects:political economy
agricultural policy
cash crops
international trade
Abstract:Deals with commercial agriculture since the early 19th century, when West Africans first sold vegetable oils in bulk to the industrializing countries of Western Europe. The emphasis here is mainly on the organization of internal political and economic affairs. Introduction - West Africa's economic backwardness in anthropological perspective - The organization of agricultural production - The state in agricultural development - The market and capital in agricultural development - The social impact of commercial agriculture - What is to be done?
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