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Custom and politics in urban Africa

a study of Hausa migrants in Yoruba towns

by Abner Cohen

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Hausa (African people) -- Migrations,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Social conditions,
    • Rural-urban migration -- Nigeria,
    • Indigenous peoples -- Urban residence -- Nigeria,
    • Nigeria -- Social conditions,
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAbner Cohen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN800.N5 C6 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3685170M
      ISBN 100415320097
      LC Control Number2003047164

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