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Published: 13 May 2020

240 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197510216

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Global Nomads

An Ethnography of Migration, Islam, and Politics in West Africa

Susanna Fioratta

Issues of Globalization

Countering the traditional narrative of "migration as crisis," Global Nomads tells the story of a group of people for whom migration is not a symptom of a disordered world, but rather an ordinary practice full of social and personal meaning. Decentering migration from North America and Europe, this ethnography explores how ethnic Fulbe people in the West African Republic of Guinea migrate abroad to seek their fortunes and fulfill their responsibilities--and in the process, securing a place at home.

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