"This is Trager's chef-d'oeuvre, a rich study of the strong ties Yoruba migrants maintain with their hometowns in Nigeria, and pioneering explorations of the implications for development. The case studies of hometown celebrations, organizations, and individual lives are wonderful." - Josef Gugler"
About the Author
Lillian Trager is professor of anthropology at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She is author of The City Connection: Migration and Family Interdependence in the Philippines, and has published widely on development in Nigeria.