Table of contents for Smugglers, secessionists & loyal citizens on the Ghana-Toga frontier : the life of the borderlands since 1914 / Paul Nugent.

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                    The lie of the borderlands                       1

                        Part One
                     Drawing Lines
          The Construction of the Togoland Border                  13

                   Tar-Baby Imperialism
          The making SE shaping of the Togolandfrontier           15

                       Cocoa Culture
   Social interaction & land litigation along the Togolandfrontier  49

                 Display & Dissimulation
The Customs Preventive Service & smugglers along the Togolandfrontier
                          1920-39                                 77

                       Part Two
                     Filling Spaces
    The Politics of Identity along the Togoland Frontier         115

                        Us & Them
   Christianity, migrancy & chieftaincy in the remaking of identities  117


     'Imperialism is not Necessarily a Bad Thing'
Togoland reunification, Ewe unification & Gold Coast imperialism
                       1921-57                               147

                   Part Three
                Inscribing Spaces
  The Political Economy of the Ghana-Togo Border
                 since Independence                          199

              The Cessation of Secession
       The politicalparadox ofthe Ghana-Togo border         201

  'Strangers Can Never See All Corners of the Town'
    Land, contraband & the boundary since independence     231

                     Conclusion                              272

                     Bibliography                            276
                        Index                                293