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The bluest hands : a social and economic history of women dyers in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1890-1940
Introduction - Dress & textile production in nineteenth-century Abeokuta - 'The King of England was their Wall': state & society during the early colonial period - Artisans & empire: the structure &Expand
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Innovation and conflict : Cloth dyers and the interwar depression in Abeokuta, Nigeria
The inter-war depression was a critical juncture for women engaged in the production of tie-dyed indigo cloth (adire) in Abeokuta. Abeokuta had become one of the premier dyeing centers in Yorubaland,Expand
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YORUBA WOMEN, CASH CROP PRODUCTION AND THE COLONIAL STATE, C.1920-1957 Olatunji Ojo, York University, Toronto Presented at the conference on "Atlantic Crossings: Women's Voices, Women's Stories
Introduction: The participation of Yoruba women in agriculture in the period before 1970 remains a big debate among historians. In analyzing their economic roles, scholars have described themExpand
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Women, Marriage, Divorce and the Emerging Colonial State in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1892-1904
ResumeCet article examine le nombre de divorces et autres problemes conjugaux presentes aux Railway Commissioners a Abeokuta entre 1899 et 1904. L'article affirme que l'intervention des CommissairesExpand
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Rethinking the African Diaspora
The idea of one Africa to unite the thoughts and ideals of all native peoples of the dark continent belongs to the twentieth century and stems naturally from the West Indies and the United States.Expand
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Gendering the African diaspora : women, culture, and historical change in the Caribbean and Nigerian hinterland
Preface A Note on the Structure of the Volume Introduction Part 1. Africa in the Caribbean Imagination 1. Of Laughter and Kola Nuts or, What Does Africa Have to Do with the African Diaspora? / FaithExpand
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Africa and World War II
1. The experiences of ordinary Africans in World War II T. Parsons 2. Producing for the war J. A. Byfield 3. African labor in the making of World War II C. Brown 4. The military, race, andExpand
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Feeding the Troops: Abeokuta (Nigeria) and World War II
IntroductionOn 8 February 1946 during a meeting of the Abeokuta Ladies Club, Mrs. Ransome-Kuti "reported a case of seizure of rice at Isabo market by some Native Authority policemen." She alsoExpand
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