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The Somali diaspora : a journey away

Author: Abdi Roble; Douglas F Rutledge
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 2003, photographer Abdi Roble and writer Doug Rutledge have been documenting the lives of Somali immigrants in the United States and of the people forced into the vast refugee camps that were set up in Kenya in the wake of the 1991 civil war in Somalia. In The Somali Diaspora, Roble, who immigrated to the United States from Somalia in 1989, and Rutledge trace the journey of a family from the Dadaab refugee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bildband
Pictorial works
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roble, Abdi, 1964-
Somali diaspora.
Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008024508
(OCoLC)229031128
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abdi Roble; Douglas F Rutledge
ISBN: 9780816666492 0816666490
OCLC Number: 318220616
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Somali Documentary Project: how it all began --
The Somali diaspora in America --
Dadaab: the dry, hungry place --
From refugee to dependent: the family of Abdisalam --
Columbus, Ohio: preparing for American life --
Minneapolis: participation in the Mogadishu on the Mississippi --
The future : hope for the Somali diaspora.
Responsibility: photographs by Abdi Roble ; essays by Doug Rutledge.

Abstract:

Since 2003, photographer Abdi Roble and writer Doug Rutledge have been documenting the lives of Somali immigrants in the United States and of the people forced into the vast refugee camps that were set up in Kenya in the wake of the 1991 civil war in Somalia. In The Somali Diaspora, Roble, who immigrated to the United States from Somalia in 1989, and Rutledge trace the journey of a family from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, home to more than 150,000 Somalis, to new lives in the United States. The Somali Diaspora follows the family of Abdisalem, his wife Ijabo, and their three daughters as t.

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