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Author Shipton, Parker
Title Credit Between Cultures : Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010
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Series Yale Agrarian Studies
Yale Agrarian Studies
Note Intro -- Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- CHAPTER 1. Introduction: A Golden Pendulum -- BROTHERS AND OTHERS: OLD DEBATES, NEW TWISTS -- CHAPTER 2. Context for Credit: A Setting at the Source of the Nile -- CHAPTER 3. Three Faces of the Loan: Charity, Usury, . . . and Fantasy -- A GREEN REVOLUTION ON LOAN: LUO AND THE WORLD BANK -- CHAPTER 4. Plans and Dreams: An Integrated Approach on Paper -- CHAPTER 5. Lenders and Lineages: Nepotism as Loyalty -- CHAPTER 6. Untying a Package Deal: Borrowing Green Revolution Technology -- CHAPTER 7. Debts and Dodges: The Moral and the Hazard in Repayment -- CHAPTER 8. In a White Elephant's Shadow: Reversal and Repetition -- PRIVATE AGENCIES AND POPULAR INTEREST: FIRMS, CLUBS, AND THE FEMINIZING OF FINANCE -- CHAPTER 9. Wildfire: Tobacco Contract Farming -- CHAPTER 10. Self- Help and the Underground: Individual Incentive and the Group Guarantee -- CHAPTER 11. Self- Help with Help: Banking Between Charity and Usury -- CHAPTER 12. Crossing Back: Rethinking Credit Between Cultures -- Notes -- References -- Index -- Illustrations follow P.118
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Shipton, Parker Credit Between Cultures : Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa New Haven : Yale University Press,c2010 9780300116038
Subject Economic assistance -- Africa.;Poverty -- Africa -- Prevention.;Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) -- Finance.;Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) -- Economic conditions.;Economics -- Sociological aspects
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