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Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa

Author: Mirjam de Bruijn; Rijk van Dijk; Jan-Bart Gewald
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: African dynamics, 6.
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Drawing on a range of historical and anthropological case studies from various parts of Africa, this anthology provides an understanding of the importance of agency in processes of social transformation, especially in the context of crisis and structural constraint.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strength beyond structure.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007299749
(OCoLC)153579319
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mirjam de Bruijn; Rijk van Dijk; Jan-Bart Gewald
ISBN: 9789047421030 9047421035
OCLC Number: 648557495
Language Note: One paper in French.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 344 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 6 Les enveloppes pour Papa Daniel: La transformation des relations domestiques dans les ménages des Congolais de la diaspora (Julie Ndaya)7 From individual act to social agency in San trance rituals (Thomas Widlok); 8 The dynamics of families, their work and provisioning strategies in the changing economies in the urban townships of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (Otrude N. Moyo); 9 Images of Africa: Agency and nature con.
Series Title: African dynamics, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald.
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