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Title The Upper Guinea coast in global perspective / edited by Jacqueline Knörr and Christoph Kohl.

Publication Info. New York : Berghahn, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 326 pages) : illustrations
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Series Integration and conflict studies ; volume 12
Integration and conflict studies ; v. 12.
Summary For centuries, Africa Upper Guinea Coast region has been the site of regional and global interactions, with societies from different parts of the world engaging in economic trade, cultural exchange, and conflict. This book examines how such encounters have continued into the present day.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the Upper Guinea coast in global perspective / Jacqueline Knörr and Christoph Kohl -- pt. I. Creole connections. 1. Towards a definition of transnational as a family construct: a historical and micro perspective / Bruce L. Mouser -- 2. Luso-Creole culture and identity compared: the cases of Guinea-Bissau and Sri Lanka / Christoph Kohl -- 3. Freetown's Yoruba-modelled secret societies as transnational and transethnic mechanisms for social integration / Nathaniel King -- pt. II. Diasporic entanglements. 4. Contested transnational spaces: debating emigrants' citizenship and role in Guinean politics / Anita Schroven -- 5. Identity beyond ID: diaspora within the nation / Markus Rudolf -- 6. The African "other" in the Cape Verde Islands: interaction, integration and the forging of an immigration policy / Pedro F. Marcelino -- 7. Celebrating asymmetries: Creole stratification and the regrounding of home in Cape Verdean migrant return visits / Heike Drotbohm -- pt. III. Travelling models. 8. Travelling terms: analysis of semantic fluctuations in the Atlantic world / Wilson Trajano Filho -- 9. Rice and revolution: agrarian life and global food policy on the Upper Guinea coast / Joanna Davidson -- 10. Transnational and local models of non-refoulement: youth and women in the moral economy of patronage in postwar Liberia and Sierra Leone / William P. Murphy -- 11. Expanding the space for freedom of expression in postwar Sierra Leone / Sylvanus Spencer -- 12. Sierra Leone, child soldiers and global flows of child protection expertise / Susan Shepler -- pt. IV. Interregional integration. 13. The 'Mandingo question': transnational ethnic identity and violent conflict in an Upper Guinea border area / Christian K. Hřjbjerg -- 14. Solo Darboe, former diamond dealer: transnational connections and home politics in the twentieth-century Gambia / Alice Bellagamba -- 15. Market networks and warfare: a comparison of the seventeenth- century blade weapons trade and the nineteenth-century firearms trade in the Casamance / Peter Mark and José da Silva Horta.
Subject Globalization -- Political aspects -- Guinea (Region)
Guinea (Region) -- Politics and government.
Guinea (Region) -- Social conditions.
International trade.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Sociology and anthropology.
HISTORY -- Africa -- West.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Globalization -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00943538
International trade. (OCoLC)fst00977128
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Guinea(Region) (OCoLC)fst01925714
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Knörr, Jacqueline, 1960- editor.
Kohl, Christoph, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Upper Guinea coast in global perspective. New York : Berghahn, [2016] (DLC) 2015026968
ISBN 1785330705 (electronic bk.)
9781785330704 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. GBVCP 1030560811
UKMGB 017711864

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