African Women and Apartheid: Migration and Settlement in South Africa

African Women and Apartheid: Migration and Settlement in South Africa

by Rebekah Lee


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845118198
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 12/22/2009
Series: International Library of African Studies Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Rebekah Lee is Lecturer in the Department of History at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She has published on the social and cultural history of South Africa, and her research interests include gender and migration, religion, identity, health and material culture. She is currently engaged in a collaborative project on the history of death in Africa from c.1800 to the present day.

Table of Contents

* Introduction: Location, Method, Meaning
• Mapping Cape Town’s Historical and Political Geography, 1948-2000
• Structure and Agency in African Households
• Home Improvement, Self Improvement: Renovations and the Reconstruction of ‘Home’
• Hearth and Home: Energy Resourcing and Consumption in an Urban Environment
• Beloved Unions?: Associational Life in Town
• ‘Moving’ Memories, Urbanising Identities

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