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The strangers of New Bell : immigration, public space and community in colonial Douala, Cameroon, 1914-1960

Author: Lynn Schler
Publisher: Pretoria : Unisa Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confusion, struggle, commotion and absurdity: these characterise the urban encounter between the African immigrant community and colonial officials in Douala, Cameroon. Even the physical landscape  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Schler
ISBN: 9781868884896 1868884899
OCLC Number: 367579763
Description: viii, 159 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The strangers of New Bell: An overview; Membership fees: Money, consumption and immigrant participation in urban public spaces; Crime and community; Sharing a drink: Alcohol and urban popular culture; Nationalism and ethnicity in the struggle against marginalization: The final years of the colonial era.
Responsibility: Lynn Schler.

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