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Custom & politics in urban Africa

a study of Hausa migrants in Yoruba towns.

by Abner Cohen

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
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

      Bibliography: p. 231-238.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN800.N5 C6 1969b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 252 p.
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5722048M
      ISBN 10071006411X
      LC Control Number70420505

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