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The lions of Dagbon

political change in Northern Ghana

by Martin Staniland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Dagbani (African people) -- Politics and government,
    • Dagbani (African people) -- Kings and rulers,
    • Ghana -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Staniland.
      SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.42 .S73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 241 p. :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5054689M
      ISBN 100521206820
      LC Control Number74016989

      The lions’ den is one of the most well-known parts of the book of Daniel. Indeed, the episode has been taken up in contemporary culture as a metaphor for people in difficult, even dire, circumstances. With regard to Dagbon, for example, in , just a few years after the British took over the place, they organized a conference of local chiefs on Dagbamba chieftaincy and succession patterns, resulting in a publication titled Enquiry into the Constitution and Organization of the Dagbon Kingdom. 9 The editors were Harold Blair, the District.

      The Lions of Dagbon: political change in Northern Ghana by MARTIN STANILAND Cambridge University Press, I Pp. xiv+ C $ Over the last ten years, the focus of African research by political scientists has extended from macro-studies, mainly concerned with the institutions and. Undoubtedly, the new King has inherited Dagbon in ruins, and this should guide the stewardship of the Lion King. As Dagbon and the nation as a whole celebrates this feat, a lot more efforts need to be made to return Dagbon to its glorious enviable past, and to bring development to this oldest kingdom in Ghana, which for many years eluded the.

      Summary: This book is a clinical diagnosis of the Yendi, Dagbon Chieftaincy Crisis between It also spells out the way forward for lasting peace and development in Dagbon. A Handbook Of Commercial French for The Business Community, Bankers and Diplomats (). Martin Staniland, The Lions of Dagbon: Political Change in Northern Ghana. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (African Studies Series, No. 16), , xiii, map, charts, pp., $ &dquo;Lions of Dagbon&dquo; refers to the praise-title of the paramount chiefs - the &dquo;Ya-Nas&dquo; of the Dagomba ing well over , ( census).


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Book Reviews: Martin Staniland, The Lions of Dagbon: Political Change in Northern Ghana. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (African Studies Series, No. 16 Author: Maxwell Owusu. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: The political conflict that has taken the most violent form and proved costliest in human lives in Ghana in the last half century has been a chieftaincy dispute in the northern kingdom of Dagomba, known as the Yendi skin dispute.

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This may seem a strange way to start a book on archaeology and history, but this is a view now widely accepted. What does exist are. - The Lions of Dagbon: Political Change in Northern Ghana Martin Staniland Frontmatter More information. Title: Author: Administrator Created Date. Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

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Daniel in the lions' den (chapter 6 of the Book of Daniel) tells of how the legendary Daniel is saved from lions by the God of Israel "because I was found blameless before him" (Daniel ).

It parallels and complements chapter 3, the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego: each begins with the jealousy of non-Jews towards successful Jews and an imperial edict requiring them to compromise.

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By Martin Staniland. New York and London: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xiii, $ The Lions of Dagbon opens with the disgruntled pronouncement of a Dagomba elder: "This our business has nothing to. The Lions of Dagbon: Political Change in Northern Ghana.

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The lions of Dagbon: political change in Northern Ghana / Martin Staniland Politics and ethnicity: political anthroponymy in Northern Ghana / Abdulai Salifu Female and male in West Africa / edited by Christine Oppong.9 Among the f ew publis hed monogra phs on the political history of norther n Ghana are M artin S tanila nd, The Lions of Dagbon: Political Change in Northern Ghana (Cambridge, ) and Paul Andre Ladouceur, Chiefs and Politicians: The Poli tics of Regi onalis m in Norther n Ghana (London, ).

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