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Historical dictionary of women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Kathleen E Sheldon
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Series: Historical dictionaries of women in the world, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa includes nearly 1,000 entries on notable African women in history, politics, religion, and the arts; African women's organizations and publications; and a range of topics important to women in general and of special importance for African women, such as marriage, fertility, market women, and goddesses. Most entries include cross-references to related information
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionary
Dictionaries
History
Wörterbuch
Dictionnaire anglais
Dicionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen E Sheldon
ISBN: 0810853310 9780810853317
OCLC Number: 56967121
Description: xli, 405 pages : 1 map ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Abbreviations and Acronyms --
Map --
Chronology --
Introduction --
THE DICTIONARY --
Appendix: Dictionary Entries by Country.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of women in the world, no. 1.
Responsibility: Kathleen Sheldon.
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