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The Resource The métis of Senegal : urban life and politics in French West Africa, Hilary Jones

The métis of Senegal : urban life and politics in French West Africa, Hilary Jones

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The métis of Senegal : urban life and politics in French West Africa
Title
The métis of Senegal
Title remainder
urban life and politics in French West Africa
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Jones
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Métis of Senegal is a history of politics and society among an influential group of mixed-race people who settled in coastal Africa under French colonialism. Hilary Jones describes how the métis carved out a niche as middleman traders for European merchants. As the colonial presence spread, the métis entered into politics and began to assert their position as local elites and power brokers against French rule. Many of the descendants of these traders continue to wield influence in contemporary Senegal. Jones's nuanced portrait of métis ascendency examines the influence of family connect
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The métis of Senegal : urban life and politics in French West Africa, Hilary Jones
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The métis of Senegal : urban life and politics in French West Africa, Hilary Jones
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gh6cn
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Signares, habitants, and grumets in the making of Saint Louis -- Métis society and transformations in the colonial economy (1820-70) -- Religion, marriage, and material culture -- Education, association, and an independent press -- From outpost to empire -- Electoral politics and the métis (1870-90) -- Urban politics and the limits of republicanism (1890-1920)
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Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253007056
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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