Women of Tropical Africa.


The six essays by professional ethnologists–all women–that comprise this unusual book drawn on recent fieldwork in French speaking Africa.The book is out of the ordinary because it corrects the usual preconceptions about the inferior position of women in a traditional African setting.It is extemely timely as well because of the increasing importance of Africa in world affairs.

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h/b in v/g boards. In pictorial d/w, a little chipped and edge-worn.Size 9×6 pp 308 inc index, with an analytical bibliography, with an index to cover this.Plates, Page maps and diagrams in text. Hinges strong. Binding firm. Texblock clean and bright throughout.Some hand writing to front f/ep. No foxing, staining or browning, in general a nice clean copy.


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