"We Only Come Here to Struggle": Stories from Berida's Life

Kobo ebook | March 22, 2000

byBerida Ndambuki, Claire Cone Robertson

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Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted picture of central Kenyan life in this compelling narrative.

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Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 22, 2000Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253014654

ISBN - 13:9780253014658

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