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Men and masculinities in modern Africa

Author: Lisa A Lindsay; Stephan Miescher
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2003.
Series: Social history of Africa.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Men and masculinities in modern Africa.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2003
(OCoLC)654483981
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa A Lindsay; Stephan Miescher
ISBN: 032500255X 9780325002552 0325002541 9780325002545
OCLC Number: 50166733
Description: vi, 265 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction : men and masculinities in modern African history / Stephan F. Miescher and Lisa A. Lindsay --
2. Forsaking their fathers? Colonialism, Christianity, and coming of age in Ovamboland, northern Namibia / Meredith McKittrick --
3. "And she became a man" : King Ahebi Ugbabe in the history of Enugu-Ezike, northern Igboland, 1880-1948 / Nwando Achebe --
4. Old soldiers, young men : masculinity, Islam, and military veterans in late 1950s Soudan Français (Mali) / Gregory Mann --
5. The making of Presbyterian teachers : masculinities and programs of education in colonial Ghana / Stephan F. Miescher --
6. "Taken as boys" : the politics of Black police employment and experience in early twentieth-century South Africa / Keith Shear --
7. Industrial man goes to Africa / Frederick Cooper --
8. Money, marriage, and masculinity on the colonial Nigerian Railway / Lisa A. Lindsay --
9. A "man" in the village is a "boy" in the workplace : colonial racism, worker militance, and Igbo notions of masculinity in the Nigerian coal industry, 1930-1945 / Carolyn A. Brown --
10. Matrimony and rebellion : masculinity in Mau Mau / Luise White --
11. Gendered nationalism : forms of masculinity in modern Asante of Ghana / Pashington Obeng --
12. Being Maasai men : modernity and the production of Maasai masculinities / Dorothy L. Hodgson --
13. To be a man is more than a day's work : shifting ideals of masculinity in Ado-Odo, southwestern Nigeria / Andrea A. Cornwall --
14. Afterword / Luise White.
Series Title: Social history of Africa.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa A. Lindsay and Stephan F. Miescher.

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