Women in African Colonial Histories
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Description: While recognising the inherent violence and brutality of the colonial encounter, the essays in this anthology show that African women were not simply the hapless victims of European political rule.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2002
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Women in African Colonial Histories: An Introduction|
|Encounters and Engagements|
|"What My Heart Wanted": Gendered Stories of Early Colonial Encounters in Southern Mozambique|
|Dynastic Daughters: Three Royal Kwena Women and E. L. Price of the London Missionary Society, 1853-1881|
|Colonial Midwives and Modernizing Childbirth in French West Africa|
|Perceptions and Representations|
|The Politics of Perception or Perception as Politics? Colonial and Missionary Representations of Baganda Women, 1900-1945|
|"The Woman in Question": Marriage and Identity in the Colonial Courts of Northern Ghana, 1907-1954|
|Colonialism, Education, and Gender Relations in the Belgian Congo: The Evolue Case|
|Virgin Territory? Travel and Migration by African Women in Twentieth-Century Southern Africa|
|"When in the White Man's Town": Zimbabwean Women Remember Chibeura|
|Power Reconfigured/Power Contested|
|Queen Mothers and Good Government in Buganda: The Loss of Women's Political Power in Nineteenth-Century East Africa|
|Marrying and Marriage on a Shifting Terrain: Reconfigurations of Power and Authority in Early Colonial Asante|
|"Vultures of the Marketplace": Southeastern Nigerian Women and Discourses of the Ogu Umunwaanyi (Women's War) of 1929|
|"Emancipate Your Husbands!" Women and Nationalism in Guinea, 1953-1958|
|Guerrilla Girls and Women in the Zimbabwean National Liberation Struggle|