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Groups, classes and peasant politics in Ghana and Papua New Guinea

Gerritsen, Rolf


This thesis is a study of the politics of the big peasant class in Ghana and Papua New Guinea . The big peasants emerged from pre-existent rural elites during the development of cash cropping associated with the interaction between Ghanaian and Papua New Guinean societies and the world economy . Some attempt is made to take account of the diversity of local responses to that interaction. The politics of the big peasantry was mainly group politics . These groups were primarily parochial ....[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d739583a8396


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