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Research on migration in Africa

Derek Byerlee

Research on migration in Africa

past, present and future.

by Derek Byerlee

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Published by Michigan State University. Department ofAgricultural Economics] in [East Lansing (Mich.) .
Written in English


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SeriesAfrican rural employment papers, No. 2
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Open LibraryOL19661557M

Studies show that the pre-modern migration of human populations begins with the movement of Homo erectus out of Africa across Eurasia about million years ago. Homo sapiens appears to have occupied all of Africa about , years ago; some members of this species moved out of Africa 70, years ago (or, according to more recent studies, as early as , years ago into Asia, and .


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In this wide-ranging work, prominent migration scholars provide insight into the current dynamics and determinants of both immigration and migration in South and southern Africa and reflect on how the lifting of apartheid has affected migration in the region.

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