François Manchuelle

François Manchuelle was killed on TWA 800 flight to Paris in 1996. He taught at Georgia Southern University, Bowdoin College, New York University, and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. At the time of his death, he was Associate Director of Africana Studies and the Institute for Afro-American Affairs at New York University.

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Willing Migrants · Soninke Labor Diasporas, 1848–1960
By François Manchuelle

The first major study of the Soninke labor migration within Africa and to France, Willing Migrants is based upon critical analysis of French precolonial and colonial records and oral interviews with Soninke migrants.

“This book speaks to those interested in labor migrations, to those interested in the origins of contemporary migrants in France, as well as to Africanists in general who are hungry for a well-researched monograph that shakes up current assumptions.”

James L. A. Webb Jr., Colby College