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Pelican, M (2011). Mbororo on the move: from pastoral mobility to international travel. Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 29(4):427-440.

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Abstract

This contribution deals with historical and contemporary experiences of mobility among Mbororo (Fulbe pastoralists) in northwest Cameroon. It examines the impact of these experiences on Mbororo interaction with their environment, and the emergence of ideas of tourism and heritage among Mbororo based in Cameroon and abroad. It argues that while Mbororo mobility has now attained a global scale, it is largely limited to the more prosperous and educated elite, and contributes to social stratification within Mbororo society.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Social Anthropology
DDC:390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:22 Mar 2012 09:28
Last Modified:22 Oct 2012 06:18
Publisher:Routledge
ISSN:0258-9001
Additional Information:Special Issue: Heritage Management and Tourism in Africa
Publisher DOI:10.1080/02589001.2011.607015
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