Item Details

Telling Stories, Making Histories: Women, Words, and Islam in Nineteenth-Century Hausaland and the Sokoto Caliphate

Mary Wren Bivins
Format
Book
Published
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2007.
Language
English
Series
Social History of Africa
ISBN
032507013X (Heinemann cloth : alk. paper), 0325070121 (Heinemann paper : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Women and stories, scholars and texts : women's voices in nineteenth century Hausaland and the Sokoto Caliphate
  • Missions to Hausaland : European observations, investigations and conversations
  • In praise of farming : women, food, and identity in Kasar Hausa
  • "A story, a story. Let it come. Let it go" : the narrative landscapes and social spaces of storytelling
  • "If a man does not want you" : stories of marriage and crisis in Hausa families
  • "Womenfolk take heed!" : Muslim wives and Hausa marriages : lessons from Sokoto
  • Telling stories, making history : women, narrative and historical knowledge in nineteenth century Hausaland.
Description
xiii, 192 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-184) and index.
Series Statement
Social history of Africa 1099-8098
Technical Details
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