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University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

May 2018

Book Launch and Talk: Market Encounters: Consumer Cultures in Twentieth-Century Ghana, by Bianca Murillo (CSU Dominguez Hills)

May 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
buchanan 1940, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Dr. Murillo, who received her Ph.D in African history from UCSB in 2009, will be discussing her new book on twentieth century Ghana. Market Encounters, which was published as a part of Ohio University Press’s series New African Histories, explores the shifting social terrains that made the buying and selling of goods in modern Ghana possible. Fusing economic and business history with social and cultural history, she traces the evolution of consumerism in the colonial Gold Coast and independent Ghana from the…

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