Swahili Modernities

Swahili Modernities
Author : Patricia Caplan
Publisher : Africa Research and Publications
Total Pages : 235
Release : 2004
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015059158348
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Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Swahili Modernities Book Description:

This book considers the themes of modernityidentity and politics on the East African coast,and islands. This area is undergoing rapid change,as globalisation makes its impact. Tourismincreased monetisation, emigration and immigration,and various multinational agencies are all,significant factors. The volume also focuses on,how the Swahili language, literature and culture,have been affected by modernity and the way in,which Swahili women continue to live under the,strong social constraints that this community,place them under.


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