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For women and the nation : Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti of Nigeria

Author: Cheryl Johnson-Odim; Nina Emma Mba
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a Nigerian activist who fought for suffrage and equal rights for her countrywomen long before the second wave of the women's movement in the United States. Her involvement in international women's organizations led her to travel the world in the period following World War II. She championed the causes of the poor and downtrodden of both sexes as she joined the anticolonial movement
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson-Odim, Cheryl, 1948-
For women and the nation.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605068496
Named Person: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti; Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti; Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti; Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti; Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti; Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Johnson-Odim; Nina Emma Mba
ISBN: 0252023137 9780252023132 0252066138 9780252066139
OCLC Number: 35269874
Description: xvi, 198 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical background --
"We two form a multitude" : the ancestors --
"When love whispers" : early marriage and family life --
"Lioness of Lisabi" : the fall of a ruler --
"A true citizen" : the national arena --
"For their freedoms" : the international sphere --
"Virtue is better than wealth" : death and legacy.
Responsibility: Cheryl Johnson-Odim and Nina Emma Mba.

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