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The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe

Nwando Achebe
Format
Book
Published
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780253355386 (cloth : alk. paper), 0253355389 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780253222480 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0253222486 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The introduction : unspoken, blame the mouth; unheard, blame the ear
  • Oge Nwatakili : the time of childhood, ca. 1880-1895
  • Mgbakpu Ahebi : exile in Igalaland, ca. 1895-1916
  • Performing masculinities : homecoming--and she becomes a man, ca. 1916-1948
  • Inside King Ahebi's palace, ca. 1916-1948
  • Mastering masculinities : Ekpe Ahebi masquerade, the final insult, ca. 1931-1948
  • The conclusion : Ahebi today : the works that we do are the things by which we are remembered
  • Appendix: Select criminal and civil cases in Nsukka Division, 1921-1935
  • Glossary of Enugu-Ezike chronological terms
  • Glossary of Igbo, Igala, and Akpoto words.
Description
xiii, 305 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-296) and index.
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