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Title Movements, borders, and identities in Africa / edited by Toyin Falola and Aribidesi Usman

Publ Info Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, [2009]
 CCRI-Lincoln  JV8790 .M68 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JV8790 .M68 2009    AVAILABLE
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Descript x, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, 1092-5228 ; v. 40
Contents Frontier migrations and cultural transformations in the Yoruba hinterland, ca. 1575-1700 : the case of upper Osun / Akinwumi Ogundiran -- The root is also here : the nondiaspora foundations of Yoruba ethnicity / Olatunji Ojo -- Settlement strategies, ceramic use, and factors of change among the people of northeast Osun state, Nigeria / Adisa Ogunfolakan -- Precolonial regional migration and settlement abandonment in Yorubaland, Nigeria / Aribidesi Usman -- Migrations, identities, and transculturation in the coastal cities of Yorubaland in the second half of the second millennium : an approach to African history through architecture / Brigitte Kowalski Oshineye -- Squatting and settlement making in Mamelodi, South Africa / Gerald Steyn -- "Scattering time" : anticolonial resistance and migration among the Jo-Ugenya of Kenya toward the end of the nineteenth century / Meshack Owino -- Traders, slaves, and soldiers : the Hausa diaspora in Ghana (gold coast and Asante) in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Edmund Abaka -- Ethnic identities and the culture of modernity in a frontier region : the Gokwe district of northwestern Zimbabwe, 1963-79 / Pius S. Nyambara -- Displacement, migration, and the curse of borders in francophone West Africa / Ghislaine Geloin -- Shifting identities among Nigerian Yoruba in Dahomey and the republic of Benin (1940s-2004) / Jean-Luc Martineau -- Identity, "foreign-ness," and the dilemma of immigrants at the coast of Kenya : interrogating the myth of "black arabs" among Kenyan Africans / Maurice N. Amutabi -- Labor market constraints and competition in colonial Africa : migrant workers, population, and agricultural production in upper Volta, 1920-32 / Issiaka Mande
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
LC subject Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- History
Africa -- Boundaries
Ethnicity -- Africa
Africa -- Historical geography
Add Author Falola, Toyin
Usman, Aribidesi Adisa
ISBN 9781580462969 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1580462960 (alk. paper)