The Resource Migrants and strangers in an African city : exile, dignity, belonging, Bruce Whitehouse, (ebook)

Migrants and strangers in an African city : exile, dignity, belonging, Bruce Whitehouse, (ebook)

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Migrants and strangers in an African city : exile, dignity, belonging
Title
Migrants and strangers in an African city
Title remainder
exile, dignity, belonging
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Whitehouse
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Language
eng
Summary
In cities throughout Africa, local inhabitants live alongside large populations of "strangers." Bruce Whitehouse explores the condition of strangerhood for residents who have come from the West African Sahel to settle in Brazzaville, Congo. Whitehouse considers how these migrants live simultaneously inside and outside of Congolese society as merchants, as Muslims in a predominantly non-Muslim society, and as parents seeking to instill in their children the customs of their communities of origin. Migrants and Strangers in an African City challenges Pan-Africanist ideas of transnationalism and diaspora in today's globalized world
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Midwest
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1971-
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Whitehouse, Bruce
Dewey number
305.896/606724
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • West Africans
  • Transnationalism
  • Congo (Brazzaville)
  • Congo (Brazzaville)
  • Congo (Brazzaville)
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adult
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Migrants and strangers in an African city : exile, dignity, belonging, Bruce Whitehouse, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253000750
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11529113
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remote
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11529113
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MWT11529113
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Migrants and strangers in an African city : exile, dignity, belonging, Bruce Whitehouse, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253000750
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11529113
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11529113
System control number
MWT11529113
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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