Women & Slavery in Africa

Women & Slavery in Africa

by Claire C Robertson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0435074172

ISBN-13: 9780435074173

Pub. Date: 05/29/1997

Publisher: Heinemann

"Most slaves in sub-Saharan African were women." With that introductory and revolutionary sentence Robertson and Klein redefined much of the social and economic history of Africa.

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Overview

"Most slaves in sub-Saharan African were women." With that introductory and revolutionary sentence Robertson and Klein redefined much of the social and economic history of Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435074173
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
05/29/1997
Series:
Classics of African Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
1,237,678
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Demographic and Theoretical Perspectives

African Women in the Atlantic Slave Trade, Herbert S. Klein

Sexual Demography: The Impact of the Slave Trade on Family Structure, John Thornton

Female Slavery, Claude Meillassoux

Women in Slavery in the Western Sudan, Martin A. Klein

Production and Reproduction

Sustaining the System: Trading Towns along the Middle Zaire, Robert Harms

The Songhay-Zarma Female Slave, J.-P. Olivier de Sardan

Women in Slavery among the Mangbetu, Curtin A. Keim

Slave Wives, Free Sisters, Susan Herlin Broadhead

The Slave Experience: Case Histories The Story of Swema, Edward A. Alpers

Post Proclamation Slavery in Accra, Claire C. Robertson

Bwanikwa: Consciousness and Protest among Slave Women, Marcia Wright

Women as Slave Owners, Users, & Traders

Slaves, Slave Owners, and Slave Dealers, Carol P. MacCormack

A Nhara of the Guinea-Bissau Region, George E. Brooks

Women Slavers of Guina-Conakry, Bruce L. Mouser

Servitude and Worldly Success in the Palace of Dahomey, Edna G. Bay

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