The Upper Guinea coast in global perspective

Full title: The Upper Guinea coast in global perspective / edited by Jacqueline Knörr and Christoph Kohl.
Other authors: Knörr, Jacqueline, 1960- (Editor)
Kohl, Christoph, (Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the Upper Guinea coast in global perspective / Jacqueline Knörr and Christoph Kohl
  • pt. I. Creole connections. 1. Towards a definition of transnational as a family construct: a historical and micro perspective / Bruce L. Mouser
  • 2. Luso-Creole culture and identity compared: the cases of Guinea-Bissau and Sri Lanka / Christoph Kohl
  • 3. Freetown's Yoruba-modelled secret societies as transnational and transethnic mechanisms for social integration / Nathaniel King
  • pt. II. Diasporic entanglements. 4. Contested transnational spaces: debating emigrants' citizenship and role in Guinean politics / Anita Schroven
  • 5. Identity beyond ID: diaspora within the nation / Markus Rudolf
  • 6. The African "other" in the Cape Verde Islands: interaction, integration and the forging of an immigration policy / Pedro F. Marcelino
  • 7. Celebrating asymmetries: Creole stratification and the regrounding of home in Cape Verdean migrant return visits / Heike Drotbohm
  • pt. III. Travelling models. 8. Travelling terms: analysis of semantic fluctuations in the Atlantic world / Wilson Trajano Filho
  • 9. Rice and revolution: agrarian life and global food policy on the Upper Guinea coast / Joanna Davidson
  • 10. Transnational and local models of non-refoulement: youth and women in the moral economy of patronage in postwar Liberia and Sierra Leone / William P. Murphy
  • 11. Expanding the space for freedom of expression in postwar Sierra Leone / Sylvanus Spencer
  • 12. Sierra Leone, child soldiers and global flows of child protection expertise / Susan Shepler
  • pt. IV. Interregional integration. 13. The 'Mandingo question': transnational ethnic identity and violent conflict in an Upper Guinea border area / Christian K. Højbjerg
  • 14. Solo Darboe, former diamond dealer: transnational connections and home politics in the twentieth-century Gambia / Alice Bellagamba
  • 15. 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.