Women in Africa: Studies in Social and Economic Change

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This collection of papers-all but one previously unpublished-presents the results of recent field research in the disciplines of history, political science, anthropology, sociology, and economics. The chief emphasis here is on change: on viewing African women as agents of change from the first arrival of Europeans to the present; and on seeking to change the perspective from which African women have been studied in the past. The papers encompass settings as diverse as eighteenth-century Senegal and contemporary Mozambique. ...

Women in Africa: Studies in Social and Economic Change 1976, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804709064

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