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Bassari Migrations
The Quiet Revolution

ISBN 9780367161569
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book is about how a Bassari village is being incorporated into larger national structures in Senegal through seasonal and long-term migration. It explains how the effects of migration have been controlled and shaped and discusses how migration have strengthened the village power structure.

Table of Contents

Part One: Background 1. The Problem and the Setting 2. The Village Society 3. The Village Economy Part Two: Migration 4. Recent History 5. Today's Seasonal Migrants 6. Long-Term Migration 7. Bassari Townspeople in Tambacounda Part Three: Change 8. Townspeople and Change 9. Villagers and Change 10. The Quiet Revolution

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