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Stepping forward : Black women in Africa and the Americas

Author: Catherine Higgs; Barbara A Moss; Earline Rae Ferguson
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Knoxville (Tenn., 1999)
Cross-cultural studies Congresses
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stepping forward.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)654460043
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Higgs; Barbara A Moss; Earline Rae Ferguson
ISBN: 0821414550 9780821414552 0821414569 9780821414569 0821440993 9780821440995
OCLC Number: 50123085
Notes: Papers from a conference held at the University of Tennessee from September 15-18, 1999, and funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and the University of Tennessee.
Description: xxiii, 331 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: British colonial policy toward education and the roots of gender inequality in Sierra Leone, 1896-1961 / Sylvia Ojukutu-Macauley --
Agency and constructions of professional identity : African American women educators in the rural south / Valinda W. Littlefield --
Search for Anna Erskine : African American women in nineteenth-century Liberia / Nemata Blyden --
Image and representation : black women in historical accounts of colonial Jamaica / Verene A. Shepherd --
Helping ourselves : black women and grassroots activism in segregated South Africa, 1922-1952 / Catherine Higgs --
African American clubwomen and the Indianapolis NAACCP, 1912-1914 / Earline Rae Ferguson --
Witchcraft, women, and taxes in the Transkei, South Africa, 1930-1963 / Sean Redding --
"Mwen na rien, Msieu" : Jamaica Kincaid and the problem of a creole gnosis / Rhonda Cobham --
No place to call home : refugee and internally displaced women in Kenya / Cassadra R. Veney --
"Sisters and mothers are called to the city" : African American women and an even greater migration / Leslie Brown --
Mai Chaza and the politics of motherhood in colonial Zimbabwe / Barbara A. Moss --
Standing their ground : black women's sacred daily life / Fayth M. Parks --
Gender and political struggle in Kenya, 1948-1998 / Cora A. Presley --
"Lady folk is a doer" : women and the civil rights movemet in Claiborne County, Mississippi / Emilye Crosby --
Strategies for survival by Luo female artists in the rural environment in Kenya / Patricia Achieng Opondo --
Wild and holy women in the poetry of Brenda Marie Osbey / Andrea Benton Rushing --
Owning what we know : racial controversies in South African feminism, 1991-1998 / Teresa Barnes --
Decolonizing culture : the media, black women, and law / Deseriee Kennedy.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Higgs, Barbara A. Moss, Earline Rae Ferguson.
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This study examines the experiences of 19th- and 20th-century black women in Africa and African diaspora communities from a variety of perspectives and in a number of different settings. The themes  Read more...

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