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Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS

Author: Marc Epprecht
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008.
Series: New African histories series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heterosexual Africa? The History of an Idea from the Age of Exploration to the Age of AIDS builds from Marc Epprecht's previous book, Hungochani (which focuses explicitly on same-sex desire in southern Africa), to explore the historical processes by which a singular, heterosexual identity for Africa was constructed-by anthropologists, ethnopsychologists, colonial officials, African elites, and most recently, health  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Epprecht, Marc.
Heterosexual Africa?.
Athens : Ohio University Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008009908
(OCoLC)192056185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Epprecht
ISBN: 9780821442982 0821442988
OCLC Number: 636888503
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for David Easton Award Committee, APSA.
Short-listed for Herskovits Award 2009
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 231 pages)
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: A puzzling blindspot, a troubling silence, a strange consensus: reflections on the heterosexual norm in "African AIDS" --
The ethnography of African straightness --
Ethnopsychiatry and the making of gay Shaka --
Slim disease and the science of silence --
Alternatives and ambiguities : African voices in literature and film.
Series Title: New African histories series.
Responsibility: Marc Epprecht.

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