Chiefs priests and praise singers offers a look inside the decades long disputes between chiefs and fetish priests tindanas in northern ghana concerning the claims to and limits of traditional authority in the modern nation state these arguments are frequently centered on rights to the sale and allocation of land. Chiefs priests and praise singers is an important contribution to the discussion of volatile issues related to land ownership chieftaincy and politics in northern ghana macgaffeys thought provoking reassessment focuses on the particular history of the dagbamba people presenting a regional rather than a dynastic perspective. Wyatt macgaffey chiefs priests and praise singers history politics and land ownership in northern ghanacharlottesville university of virginia press 2013 xii . Chiefs priests and praise singers history politics and land ownership in northern ghana by wyatt macgaffey review james lance macgaffeys reconstruction of the political history of northern ghana disassembles the discourses common in the scholarship about the region. Chiefs priests and praise singers history politics and land ownership in northern ghana wyatt macgaffey home worldcat home about worldcat help search by dgorospe updated 2013 03 12 confirm this request you may have already requested this item please select ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway
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