Fipa Families: Reproduction and Catholic Evangelization in Nkansi, Ufipa, 1880-1960

Fipa Families: Reproduction and Catholic Evangelization in Nkansi, Ufipa, 1880-1960

by Kathleen R. Smythe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780325071121
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 05/18/2006
Series: Social History of Africa Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Kathleen R. Smythe is Associate Professor of history at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Her research and teaching interests include colonial and religious African history. She is currently pursuing research, teaching, and writing at the intersection of African and world history.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fipa Families

Church, Religion and State in Nkansi, 1880-1960

Where One Slept Mattered: Fipa Socialization and Cultural Perceptions of Growth in Nkansi, Ufipa

Home Away from Home: Generational Experiences

The Boarding School Experience: Baraza and Karema

Socializing Fipa Priests and Sisters

"Child of the Clan" or "Child of the Priests": Life Stories of Two Fipa Catholic Sisters

Conclusion: Fipa and Missionary Socialization

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