Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960

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Routledge, Dec 30, 2004 - History - 334 pages
This study analyzes the complexity and flexibility of gender relations in Igbo society, with emphasis on such major cultural zones as the Anioma, the Ngwa, the Onitsha, the Nsukka, and the Aro.

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This an excellent book that informs and educates it should be in every academic library dealing with African history.
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A Survey
Chapter Two Women in the Economy before 1900
Chapter Four Double Endowments or DoubleEdged Sword?
Chapter Five Trade and New Economic Order
Chapter Six If Not for Trade Who Would Have Given
Women in Resistance
Igbo Womens Economic Role

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Gloria Chuku is Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at UMBC.

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