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Author Keese, Alexander, author.

Title Ethnicity and the colonial state : finding and representing group identifications in a coastal West African and global perspective (1850-7960) / by Alexander Keese.

Published Leiden, [Netherlands] ; Boston, [Massachusetts] : Brill, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (387 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Series Studies in Global Social History, 1874-6705 ; Volume 22.
Studies in global social history ; Volume 22.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction 1 -- 2 Group Identifications: African and Global Categories 36 -- 3 Wolof and Wolofisation: Statehood, Colonial Rule, and Identification in Senegal 84 -- 4 Fragmentation and the Teinnc: From War Raids into Ethnic Civil Wars 158 -- 5 'Ethnic Identity' as an Anti-colonial Weapon? Ewe Mobilisation from the Late Nineteenth Century to the 1960s 220 -- 6 Conclusion 293.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ethnicity -- Africa, West -- History.
Group identity -- Africa, West -- History.
Wolof (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Ewe (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Temne (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Africa, West -- Ethnic relations.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789004307346
9789004307353 (e-book)