Swahili Muslim Publics and Postcolonial Experience, written by Kai Kresse

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  • 1 Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Kai Kresse, 2018. Swahili Muslim Publics and Postcolonial Experience. African Expressive Culture Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. xii+237 ISBN: 978-0-253-03753-4.

Kai Kresse, Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology,1 has a versed experience of more than two decades concerning the Mombasa Swahili Muslim publics. In this culturally and historically grounded book, Kresse used ethnographic information generated from the early 2000s up to 2014. His prolonged stay in the region gained him a discursive space for acquisition of what he calls “a regional understanding of the world and the society.” Tracing postcolonial experiences through discourse

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