Travelling hierarchies: Moving in and out of slave status in a Central Malian Fulbe network.2015-03-30T17:24:48+00:00

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Pelckmans, Lotte. 2011. African Studies Collection 34.
Based on rich and wide-ranging data, this book describes the sensitive issue of the contemporary emancipation trajectories of agro-pastoralist Fulbe in Central Mali. It explores how people are currently dealing with hierarchies they inherited from past master-slave relations and focuses on the relational dynamics between members of a network of migrants. The importance of mobility to identity is explored by analyzing the tensions that exist among migrants to reproduce or change hierarchical relations in post-slavery societies.

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