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Africans to Spanish AmericaExpanding the Diaspora

Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Sherwin K. Bryant and Rachel Sarah O'Toole (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book expands the Diaspora framework that has shaped much of the recent scholarship on Africans in the Americas to include Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and Cuba, exploring the connections and ... More

When Sex Threatened the StateIllicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Saheed Aderinto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038884
eISBN:
9780252096846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Breaking new ground in the understanding of sexuality's complex relationship to colonialism, this book illuminates the attempts at regulating prostitution in colonial Nigeria. As the book shows, ... More

When the Light Is FireMaasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Heather D Switzer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

A host of international organizations promotes the belief that education will empower Kenya’s Maasai girls. Yet the ideas that animate their campaigns often arise from presumptions that reduce the ... More

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