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Title African encounters with domesticity / Karen Tranberg Hansen, editor
Published New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 315 pages)
Contents Introduction : Domesticity in Africa / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Home-made hegemony : modernity, domesticity, and colonialism in South Africa / Jean and John L. Comaroff -- Harem domesticity in Kano, Nigeria / Beverly B. Mack -- Civilized servants : child fosterage and training for status among the Glebo of Liberia / Mary H. Moran -- Domestic science training in colonial Yorubaland, Nigeria / LaRay Denzer -- Colonial fairy tales and the knife and fork doctrine in the heart of Africa / Nancy Rose Hunt -- Colonial and missionary education : women and domesticity in Uganda, 1900-1945 / Nakanyike D. Musisi -- "Educating Eve" : the women's club movement and political consciousness among rural African women in Southern Rhodesia, 1950-1980 / Sita Ranchod-Nilsson -- Race, sex, and domestic labor : the question of African female servants in Southern Rhodesia, 1900-1939 / Elizabeth Schmidt -- Men at work in the Tanzanian home : how did they ever learn? / Janet M. Bujra -- Cookstoves and charcoal braziers : culinary practices, gender, and class in Zambia / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Creches, Titias, and mothers : working women and child care in Mozambique / Kathleen Sheldon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Home -- Africa.
Housewives -- Africa.
Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.
Africa -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Hansen, Karen Tranberg.
ISBN (cloth)