The A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa by Kathleen SheldonThe A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa by Kathleen Sheldon

The A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

byKathleen Sheldon

Paperback | February 23, 2010

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The A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa includes over 660 entries on notable women in history, politics, religion, the arts, and other sectors; on events particularly associated with women; on women's organizations and publications; and on a range of topics that are important to women in general or that have a special importance for African women, including marriage, fertility, market women, goddesses, and much more. Entries include cross-referencing information that facilitates readers' ability to find related information. The book also includes an introductory essay and a chronology on African women's history, as well as an extensive bibliography divided into sub-sections on different historical eras and subjects. Access to finding specific information is further aided by a country index. A wide range of users will find this reference extremely valuable, including researchers in African or women's history, high school and university students, and people involved with African policy and development issues such as diplomats or aid workers.
Kathleen Sheldon is an independent historian with a research affiliation at the University of California, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Women. She has published books and articles on African history, with particular concentration on women's history and on Mozambique.
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Title:The A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:454 pages, 8.67 × 5.63 × 1.08 inPublished:February 23, 2010Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810875632

ISBN - 13:9780810875630

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