Strangers to the City: Urban Man in Jos, Nigeria

Strangers to the City: Urban Man in Jos, Nigeria

by Leonard Plotnicov




Leonard Plotnicov offers a fascinating study of the urbanization of tribal Africans. His study is based on extensive interviews with residents of Jos, Nigeria over a two-year period. The participants come from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds, and Plotnicov portrays the difficulties associated with assimilation into a Westernized society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822951353
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 11/15/1967
Series: Pitt Paperback; 22
Edition description: 1
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Leonard Plotnicov is professor of  anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh.

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