Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780520225268
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520929128 | DOI:

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This chapter describes how the nationalist revolution succeeded in undermining the legitimacy of local elites, even as state officials continued to rely on them for governmental assistance, and also considers the way two Oflu authors tried to understand the dislocated periodization that occurred during the late 1940s.

Keywords: nationalist revolution; legitimacy; state officials; Oflu authors; dislocated periodization

Chapter.  14747 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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