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Beyond tradition: African women in cultural and political spaces

Africa History Conference (2010 University of Texas at Austin)

Beyond tradition: African women in cultural and political spaces

by Africa History Conference (2010 University of Texas at Austin)

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in development,
  • Congresses,
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Women,
  • Sex role,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Toyin Falola and S.U. Fwatshak
    ContributionsFalola, Toyin, Fwatshak, Sati Umaru
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1787 .A34 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25077718M
    ISBN 101592218466, 1592218474
    LC Control Number2011015825

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Beyond tradition: African women in cultural and political spaces by Africa History Conference (2010 University of Texas at Austin) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Africa History Conference ( University of Texas at Austin) Title Beyond tradition: African women in cultural and political spaces / edited by Toyin Falola and S.U. Fwatshak.

Format Book Published Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, c Description xxxii, p.: ill., map ; 23 cm. Other contributors Falola, Toyin. Get this from a library. Beyond tradition: African women in cultural and political spaces.

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