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The Resource "Girl cases" : marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970, Brett L. Shadle

"Girl cases" : marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970, Brett L. Shadle

Label
"Girl cases" : marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970
Title
"Girl cases"
Title remainder
marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970
Statement of responsibility
Brett L. Shadle
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shadle, Brett Lindsay
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Social history of Africa,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gusii (African people)
  • Gusii (African people)
  • Women, Gusii
  • Women, Gusii
  • Bride price
  • Marriage law
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Great Britain
Label
"Girl cases" : marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970, Brett L. Shadle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Gusii society and politics and the coming of colonialism -- Colonialism and African society to circa 1940 -- The political economy of bridewealth, 1930s-1960s -- The course of marriage disputes -- "Girl cases" in the courts -- The state, African society, and the limits of the Ritongo -- The demise of marriage disputes -- Conclusion
Control code
68786743
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xliii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780325070940
Lccn
2006015363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
"Girl cases" : marriage and colonialism in Gusiiland, Kenya, 1890-1970, Brett L. Shadle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Gusii society and politics and the coming of colonialism -- Colonialism and African society to circa 1940 -- The political economy of bridewealth, 1930s-1960s -- The course of marriage disputes -- "Girl cases" in the courts -- The state, African society, and the limits of the Ritongo -- The demise of marriage disputes -- Conclusion
Control code
68786743
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xliii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780325070940
Lccn
2006015363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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