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Repatriates and refugees in a colonial society

Harris, Joseph E.

Repatriates and refugees in a colonial society

the case of Kenya

by Harris, Joseph E.

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Published by Howard University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Kenya -- History -- Case studies.,
    • Freedmen -- Kenya -- History -- Case studies.,
    • Return migration -- Kenya -- History -- Case studies.,
    • Refugees -- Kenya -- History -- Case studies.,
    • Kenya -- Colonization -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph E. Harris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN793.Z9 E44 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2374977M
      ISBN 100882581481
      LC Control Number87003176

      The extensive book review section provides a thorough review of the current literature dealing with Africa's past. Repatriates and Refugees in a Colonial Society: The Case of Kenya by Joseph E. Harris Repatriates and Refugees in a Colonial Society: The Case of .   Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African continent and will offer debates and engagements, contexts and controversies, and reviews and responses flowing from the African Arguments books.

      The chapter then outlines what the history of refuge seeking in Africa might look like, using the examples of environmental collapse and conquest in eastern Africa from to , the colonial bureaucratic management of refugees and refugee camps, and refugees from liberation movements against settler colonies in southern Africa. Carruthers’ book is one of the most innovative books on Cold War culture, and she American History and (Post) Colonial Studies,” Journal of American History (): –65; AND “Intimidations of Empire: Predicaments of the Tactile and are neither repatriates nor refugees, but rather see themselves as living in exile.

        Refugees are worldless in a world that is spliced into sovereign territorial states, and that demands identifying the possession of human rights with state citizenship. The repatriates also organized hunger strikes, militant marches through the streets of Guam and eventually set fire to buildings in the refugee camp. This was a situation no one had anticipated. The repatriates did not want to go to the United States, the Guamanian government did not want them to stay on Guam and the U.S. government did not.


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