Gendered colonialisms in African history

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, MA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Sex discrimination against women -- Africa -- History.,
  • Women -- Africa -- History.,
  • Sex role -- Political aspects -- Africa -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementco-edited by Nancy Rose Hunt, Tessie P. Liu, and Jean Quataert.
ContributionsHunt, Nancy Rose., Liu, Tessie P., 1955-, Quataert, Jean H. 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1237.5.A35 G46 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL680371M
ISBN 100631204768
LC Control Number97026910

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