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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:   eBook : Document : 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
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Dictionaries
History
Wörterbuch
Dictionnaire anglais
Dicionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheldon, Kathleen E., 1952-
Historical dictionary of women in Sub-Saharan Africa
(DLC) 2004026089
(OCoLC)56967121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen E Sheldon
ISBN: 9780810865471 0810865475 1306142857 9781306142854
OCLC Number: 864900110
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 405 pages) : 1 map.
Contents: Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Part 4 Map Part 5 Chronology Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Appendix: Dictionary Entries by Country Part 9 Bibliography Part 10 About the Author
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of women in the world, no. 1.
Responsibility: Kathleen Sheldon.
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