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The Resource Litigants and households : African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912, Richard Roberts

Litigants and households : African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912, Richard Roberts

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Litigants and households : African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912
Title
Litigants and households
Title remainder
African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912
Statement of responsibility
Richard Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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Roberts, Richard L.
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
  • Domestic relations
  • Customary law
  • Colonies
Label
Litigants and households : African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912, Richard Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-302) 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
"Disputes without significance" : African social history and colonial courts at a time of social transformation -- The foundations of the French colonial legal system in West Africa, 1673-1903 -- Customs and legal authority in the native courts -- The courts, the end of slavery, and the landscapes of power -- Women seeking divorce, men seeking control -- Bridewealth as contract -- Conflicts over property -- Disputing inheritance -- The importance of "disputes without significance"
Control code
57168315
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780325002583
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004028022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Litigants and households : African disputes and colonial courts in the French Soudan, 1895-1912, Richard Roberts
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-302) 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
"Disputes without significance" : African social history and colonial courts at a time of social transformation -- The foundations of the French colonial legal system in West Africa, 1673-1903 -- Customs and legal authority in the native courts -- The courts, the end of slavery, and the landscapes of power -- Women seeking divorce, men seeking control -- Bridewealth as contract -- Conflicts over property -- Disputing inheritance -- The importance of "disputes without significance"
Control code
57168315
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780325002583
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004028022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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