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Author Shetler, Jan Bender, author.

Title Claiming civic virtue : gendered network memory in the Mara Region, Tanzania / Jan Bender Shetler
Published Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Women in Africa and the diaspora
Women in Africa and the diaspora.
Contents Intro; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Gendered Memory as Civic Virtue; Part I. Expanding Regional Networks; 1. Grandmothers' Stories of Civic Virtue in Motion: Early Foundations; 2. Civic Virtue and the Dishonor of Slavery: Women's Memories of the Time of Disasters, 1880s-1910s; Part II. Contracting Colonial Networks; 3. Defense of Women's Virtue: Customary and Ritual Knowledge in the Colonial Era, 1920s-1930s; 4. Failure of Civic Virtue: Domestic Violence and the Loss of Networks, 1930s-1960s; Part III. Reformulating Networks
5. Forming New Communities: Narratives of Civic Virtue in Religious Networks, 1940s-1950s6. Passing on the Legacy: Discourses of Civic Virtue in Postcolonial Gendered Networks, 1960s-Present; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 20, 2019)
Subject Collective memory -- Tanzania -- Mara Region
Women -- Tanzania -- Mara Region -- History
Women -- Tanzania -- Mara Region -- Social conditions
Collective memory.
HISTORY -- General.
Women -- Social conditions.
Mara Region (Tanzania) -- History
Tanzania -- Mara Region.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299322939