ISBN-10:
0325070083
ISBN-13:
9780325070087
Pub. Date:
03/12/2002
Publisher:
Heinemann
The Bluest Hands: A Social and Economic History of Women Dyers in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1890-1940

The Bluest Hands: A Social and Economic History of Women Dyers in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1890-1940

by Judith A Byfield

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ISBN-13: 9780325070087
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 03/12/2002
Series: Social History of Africa Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 4.66(w) x 7.69(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Judith Byfield is associate professor of history at Dartmouth College where she teaches courses in African history.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Dress and Textile Production in Nineteenth-Century Abeokuta

"The King of England Was Their Wall": State and Society During the Early Colonial Period

Artisans and Empire: The Structure and Organization of Adire Production

Innovation and Conflict in the Adire Industry

Does Father Know Best? Confronting the Alake

The "Collapse" of the Adire Industry, 1937-1939

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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