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Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2nd ed.

Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2nd ed.

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Lanham, Md. .
Written in English


About the Edition

Expands and updates the first edition published in 2005.

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26236053M
ISBN 10978-1-4422-6292-8

Trade routes gave rise to the ancient kingdoms in Africa, providing a rich history in culture, trade, and tradition. This appealing book will allow readers to explore the civilization, people, culture, religion, history, and traditions of Sub-Saharan Africa through plenty of colorful photos, fascinating facts, a helpful glossary and index, and supportive text.   Sub-saharan Africa Funkwe. Huntingford saw the legend of the liqimsa as a mythologizing of a historical event – namely, a series of military defeats inflicted by the Sidama people on the Borana. Payne, D. L. and Ole-Kotikash, L. () Maa Dictionary. University of Oregon, accessed online. Shuker, K. P. N. () In Search of.


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Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, Second African women’s history is a vast topic that embraces a wide variety of societies in over 50 countries with different geographies, social customs, religions, and historical situations.

This vast dictionary launches the new series, Historical Dictionaries of Women in the World, and fills a huge gap in the literature, as there previously has not been any comprehensive reference work on African women. This dictionary includes over entries on notable women in history, politics, religion, the arts, and other sectors; on events particularly associated with women; on Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Synopsis. The Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on individual African women in history, politics, religion, and the arts; on important events, organizations, and publications; and on topics important to women in general (marriage.

African women’s history is a vast topic that embraces a wide variety of societies in over 50 countries with different geographies, social customs, religions, and historical situations.

Africa is a predominantly agricultural continent, and a major factor in African agriculture is the central role of women as farmers. It is estimated that between 65 and 80 percent of African women are engaged.

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Scribal cultures thrived in parts of West Africa on early trade routes across the Sahara, and although knowledge of Arabic seems. Kathleen Sheldon is an independent historian who is a Research Affiliate with the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. Her books include Pounders of Grain: Women, Work, and Politics in Mozambique, Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa (2nd ed., ), the edited collection, Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Urban Women in Africa, and the forthcoming African Women.

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