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African encounters with domesticity

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • Sex role -- Africa.,
  • Sexual division of labor -- Africa.,
  • Home economics -- Africa.,
  • Home -- Africa.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.,
  • Africa -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Karen Tranberg Hansen.
ContributionsHansen, Karen Tranberg.
LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.A35 A37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 315 p. ;
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1552255M
ISBN 100813518032, 0813518040
LC Control Number91032144

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: African encounters with domesticity. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, © (OCoLC) African Encounters with Domesticity Publisher: Rutgers University Press They also demonstrate that domesticity, as it emerged in Africa through the colonial encounter, was culturally constructed, and they show how ideologies of work, space, and gender interact with . Title: African encounters with domesticity: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Secondary Authors: Hansen KT: Call Number: HQA34 Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: African encounters with domesticity. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Karen Tranberg Hansen.

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