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Title Across the waves : strategies of belonging in Indian Ocean Island societies / edited by Iain Walker and Marie-Aude Fouéré
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2022]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 231 pages) : ‡b map
Series African social studies series ; volume 44
African social studies series ; v. 44
Contents Notes on contributors -- Introduction -- Part 1 Zanzibar -- Part 2 Madagascar, Mauritius and Mayotte -- Index
Summary "All the islands of the western Indian Ocean are immigrant societies: Austronesian seafarers, African slaves, Arab traders, South Asian indentured labourers and European plantation owners have all settled, more or less voluntarily, on Madagascar and Zanzibar, in the Mascarenes and the Comoros. Successive arrivals often struggle to establish their places in these societies, negotiating their way in the face of antipathy, resistance, even violence, as different claims to belonging conflict. The contributions to this volume take a selection of case studies from across the region, and from different perspectives, contributing to a theorisation of the concept of belonging itself. Contributors are Patrick Desplat, Franziska Fay, Marie-Aude Fouéré, Akbar Keshodkar, Hans Olsson, Gitanjali Pyndiah, Ramola Ramtohul, Iain Walker"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 24, 2022)
Subject Belonging (Social psychology) -- Islands of the Indian Ocean
Immigrants -- Islands of the Indian Ocean -- History
Immigrants -- Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Social conditions
Belonging (Social psychology)
Emigration and immigration.
Immigrants -- Social conditions.
Social conditions.
Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Civilization.
Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Emigration and immigration -- History
Islands of the Indian Ocean -- History
Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Social conditions
Indian Ocean -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Fouéré, Marie-Aude, editor, author.
Walker, Iain (Iain Bruce), editor, author.
LC no. 2022006030
ISBN 9004510109