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Gendered colonialisms in African history

Author: Nancy Rose Hunt; Tessie P Liu; Jean H Quataert
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1997.
Series: Gender & history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focusing on African and European women and men, five articles explore generational conflict, connections between representation and violence, the incorporation of gendered power into state formation,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Rose Hunt; Tessie P Liu; Jean H Quataert
ISBN: 0631204768 9780631204763
OCLC Number: 37213458
Description: x, 138 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 'Ngaitana (I will circumcise myself)': the gender and generational politics of the 1956 ban on clitoridectomy in Meru, Kenya / Lynn M. Thomas --
'Cocky' Hahn and the 'Black Venus': the making of a native commissioner in south west Africa, 1915-46 / Patricia Hayes --
'Not welfare or uplift work': White women, masculinity and policing in South Africa / Keith Shear --
Love magic and political morality in central Madagascar, 1875-1990 / David Graeber --
'Fork up and smile': marketing, colonial knowledge and the female subject in Zimbabwe / Timothy Burke.
Series Title: Gender & history.
Responsibility: co-edited by Nancy Rose Hunt, Tessie P. Liu, and Jean Quataert.


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"These new works are likely to influence future research aimed at disentangling the complicated local and metropolitan interactions that gendered so many facets of colonial experiences in Africa and Read more...

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