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  • The Upper Guinea Coast in Global Perspective


  • Knörr, Jacqueline, 1960- editor
  • Kohl, Christoph, editor

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  • New York : Berghahn, [2016]


  • Introduction: the Upper Guinea coast in global perspective / Jacqueline Knörr and Christoph Kohl -- Towards a definition of transnational as a family construct : an historical and micro perspective / Bruce L. Mouser -- Lusocreole culture and identity compared : the cases of Guinea-Bissau and Sri Lanka / Christoph Kohl -- Freetown's Yoruba-modelled secret societies as transnational and trans-ethnic mechanisms for social integration / Nathaniel King -- Contested transnational spaces : debating emigrants' citizenship and role in Guinean politics / Anita Schroven -- Identity beyond ID-- diaspora within the nation / Markus Rudolf -- The African "other" in the Cape Verde Islands : interaction, integration and the forging of an immigration policy / Pedro F. José Marcelino -- Celebrating asymmetries-- Creole stratification and the regrounding of home in Cape Verdean migrant return visits / Heike Drotbohm -- Travelling terms : analysis of semantic fluctuations in the Atlantic world / Wilson Trajano Filho -- Rice and revolution : agrarian life and global food policy on the Upper Guinea coast / Joanna Davidson -- Transnational and local models of non-refoulement : youth and women in the moral economy of patronage in post-war Liberia and Sierra Leone / William P. Murphy -- Expanding the space for freedom of expression in post-war Sierra Leone / Sylvanus Spencer -- Sierra Leone, child soldiers, and global flows of child protection expertise / Susan Shepler -- The "Mandingo question" : transnational ethnic identity and violent conflict in an Upper Guinea border area / Christian K. Højbjerg -- Solo Darboe, former diamond dealer : transnational connections and home politics in the twentieth-century Gambia / Alice Bellagamba -- 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.


  • -  Globalization--Political aspects--Guinea (Region)
  • -  Guinea (Region)--Politics and government
  • -  Guinea (Region)--Social conditions


  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.


  • 1 electronic resource (viii, 326 pages )

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  • DT477

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  • 2020719656

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Knörr, Jacqueline, Editor. The Upper Guinea Coast in Global Perspective. editeds by Kohl, Christophitor [New York: Berghahn, 2016] Pdf.

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Knörr, J., Kohl, C., ed. (2016) The Upper Guinea Coast in Global Perspective. [New York: Berghahn] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Knörr, Jacqueline, Editor. The Upper Guinea Coast in Global Perspective. ed by Kohl, Christophitor [New York: Berghahn, 2016] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.