Migrants and Strangers in an African City: Exile, Dignity, Belonging
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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 pred...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Indiana University Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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