Item description for The King of Drinks (African Social Studies Series) by Dmitri van den Bersselaar...
Using a focus on the trajectory of commoditisation of gin in West Africa, this book investigates how imported goods acquire specific local meanings. It shows that local consumers, not foreign advertisers, produced the importance of schnapps gin for African ritual
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2007
ISBN 9004160914 ISBN13 9789004160910