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6089 -- SCHLEE, GÜNTHER (Ed.)

Ethnizität und Markt. Zur ethnischen Struktur von Viehmärkten in Westafrika
(Topics in African studies 4)
Köln: Köppe Verlag 2004
190 pp., Euro 29.80; ISBN 3-89645-248-7

On the figurative sculpture of the Southern Tussian, Burkina Faso
Ethnicity and the market. On the ethnic structure of cattle markets in West Africa Starting from the observation of relations between market and ethnicity globally and locally these contributions focus on this topic concretely and in one region Westafrica. The authors have observed market processes and interviewed actors, all of them dealing with beef cattle continuing the work of Abner Cohen started in the 1960s.

Keywords: cattle breeding, Mbororo, meat processing, Frafra petty traders, Fulbe cattle breeders, division of labor, trading of cattle, ethnicity and trading

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