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Strangers in African societies / edited by William A. Shack and Elliott P. Skinner ; contributions by Herschelle Sullivan Challenor [and others] ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the Social Science Research Council and the American

; Skinner, Elliott P. (Elliott Percival), 1924-2007 ; Challenor, Herschelle ; Joint Committee on African Studies
Berkeley : University of California Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780520034587, 0520034589

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Other Authors Challenor, Herschelle.
Shack, William A.
Skinner, Elliott P. 1924-2007.
Joint Committee on African Studies.
Subjects Africa -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.
Africa.
Afrique -- Relations interethniques.
Ethnic relations.
Ethnicité -- Congrès.
Ethnicity -- Africa -- Congresses.
Ethnicity.
Étrangers -- Afrique noire.
Koloniale periode.
Strangers -- Africa -- Congresses.
Strangers.
Vreemdelingen.
étranger -- société (milieu humain) -- Afrique -- études diverses.
relations ethniques -- Afrique -- études diverses.
Series Campus (Berkeley, Calif.) ; 220.
Description x, 325 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes "The essays ... were first presented at an interdisciplinary symposium ... at the Smithsonian Conference Center, Belmont, Maryland, 16-19 October 1974."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-302) and index.
Contents Simmel at a distance : on the history and systematics of the sociology of the stranger / Donald N. Levine -- Open systems and closed boundaries : the ritual process of stranger relations in new African states / William A. Shack -- Strangers in Africa : reflections on Nyakyusa, Nguni, and Sotho evidence / Monica Wilson -- Strangers as colonial intermediaries : the Dahomeyans in francophone Africa / Herschelle Sullivan Challenor -- The political economy of a stranger population : the Lebanese of Sierra Leone / Neil O. Leighton -- Strangers, nationals, and multinationals in contemporary Africa / Ruth Schachter Morgenthau -- Host reactions : aliens in Ghana / Margaret Peil -- From stranger to alien : the socio-political history of the Nigerian Yoruba in Ghana, 1900-1970 / Niara Sudarkasa -- Kinship and entrepreneurship among Yoruba in northern Ghana / Jeremy S. Eades -- The ideology of regionalism in Ghana / Enid Schildkrout -- White strangers and their religion in East Africa and Madagascar / Aidan Southall -- Village strangers in Buganda society / Christine Obbo -- "Goan" and "Asian" in Uganda : an analysis of racial identity and cultural categories / Jessica Kuper --Casualties of an underdeveloped class structure : the expulsion of Luo workers and Asian bourgeoisie from Uganda / Ali A. Mazrui.
Production Credits The essays were first presented at an interdisciplinary symposium sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies, at the Smithsonian Conference Centre, Belmont, Maryland, 16-19 October 1974.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5149799
(OCoLC)ocm05149799
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