Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: Restoring Women to History
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Beschreibung"These four volumes in this major series... provide a single-sourcereference to the status of the field of women's history and to ways that the fieldcan be expanded.... A basic set for all academic libraries." -- Library JournalAcademic Newswire
Berger and White focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, tracing women's history from earliest times to the present. By exploring their placein social, economic, political, and religious life, the authors highlight thechanging societal position of women through shifts over time in ideas about genderand the connections between women's public and private spheres.
PortraitIris Berger is Professor of History, Africana studies, and women's studiesat the University at Albany, State University of New York. She is alsopast director of the Institute for Research on women and recentlycompleted a term as president of the African Studies Association. She isauthor of Threads of Solidarity: Women in South African Industry, 1900-1980 and Religion and Resistance: East African Kingdoms in thePrecolonial Period, and co-editor of Women and Class in Africa.E. Frances White is Professor and Dean of the Gallatin School ofIndividualized Study at New York University. She writes on African women'shistory and feminist theory. Her publications include Sierra Leone'sSettler Women Traders: Women on the Afro-European Frontier and Africa onMy Mind: Gender, Counter Discourse and African American Nationalism.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1999
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten