Item description for Pastoralists Under Pressure?: Fulbe Societies Confronting Change in West Africa (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia) by Victor Azarya...
This volume collates articles concerned with the Fulbe (Fulani, Peul), the largest and most widespread group of pastoralists in West Africa. The collection deals with a wide variety of subjects, ranging from ethnicity and identity, ecology and politics, and social transformation and takes in settings across the African continent - from urban Nigeria, dryland West and Central Mali, Cameroon to the Central Sudan, Northern Benin and the Senegal valley. The volume shows that the Fulbe are an example for the comparative study of social change, and ecological and cultural adaptation by discussing contemporary changes in Fulbe society and the amazing variety of settings in which they are able to survive.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 5.9" Height: 1.3" Weight: 2.1 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004113649 ISBN13 9789004113640