African Studies: The Value of Disorder: Autonomy, Prosperity, and Plunder in the Chadian Sahara

Author:   Julien Brachet ,  Judith Scheele
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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Pages:   372
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
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Author:   Julien Brachet ,  Judith Scheele
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.70cm , Height: 2.20cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.720kg
ISBN:  

9781108428330


ISBN 10:   1108428339
Pages:   372
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
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Introduction; 1. A never-ending conquest: settlement and the making of a Saharan town; 2. Fifty shades of Khaki: armed conflict and other entanglements; 3. Trouble in the Palm-Grove: labour, status, ownership; 4. Tricks of trade: production, protection and predation; 5. Great ploys and small expectations: accumulation and dispersal in a half-world; 6. The state encompassed: everyday disorder, the aesthetics of violence, and the political imagination; Conclusion.

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Julien Brachet is a Research Fellow at the Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. He is the author of Migrations transsahariennes: Vers un desert cosmopolite et morcele (2009). Judith Scheele is Directrice d'etudes at the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. She is the author of Village Matters: Politics, Knowledge and Community in Kabylia (2009), and Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara: Regional Connectivity in the Twentieth Century (2012).

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