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Palms, Wine and Witnesses: Public Spirit and Private Gain in an African Farming Community

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Palms, Wine and Witnesses: Public Spirit and Private Gain in an African Farming Community

by Parkin, David J

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Prospect Heights IL, Waveland Press, 1994, trade paperback, xiv-113 pp, second edition, first printing by numberline, Very Good condition in pictorial card covers. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light corner bumps, light rubs, bump to spine. A look at the economic development of the Giriama of Kenya where traditional customs are sometimes at odds with the needs and desires of the individual, enterprising farmers. Illustrated with tables, reproductions of black-&-white photographs and a map. Appended bibliography.

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Palms, Wine and Witnesses: Public Spirit and Private Gain in an African Farming Community
Author
Parkin, David J
Book condition
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Paperback

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