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The Comforts of Home: Prostitution in Colonial Narobi
  • David M. Anderson, L. White
  • Sociology
  • 1993
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Speaking with Vampires: Rumor and History in Colonial Africa
During the colonial period, Africans told each other terrifying rumors that Africans who worked for white colonists captured unwary residents and took their blood. In colonial Tanganyika, forExpand
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African words, African voices : critical practices in oral history
Introduction: Voices, Words, and African History David William Cohen, Stephan F. Miescher, and Luise White Part 1 Giving Africa a History The Construction of Luo Identity and History Bethwell AllanExpand
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The traffic in heads: bodies, borders and the articulation of regional histories
This article is about stories of chiefs’ and childrens’ heads that circulate in and out of southern Africa. It argues that rather than trivialising or exoticising African experiences, stories aboutExpand
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Prostitution, Identity, and Class Consciousness in Nairobi during World War II
  • L. White
  • Political Science
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 January 1986
This article is in part a response to an essentially right-wing critique of feminism, currently promoted in self-help books and seminars. According to this critique, if a woman "takes control of herExpand
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The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Texts and Politics in Zimbabwe
AcknowlegmentsCharacters in Order of AppearanceA Note on Place NamesChapter OneChapter TwoChapter ThreeChapter FourChapter FiveChapter SixNotesBibliographyIndex
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Cars Out of Place: Vampires, Technology, and Labor in East and Central Africa
THIS ESSAY IS ABOUT things that never happened. The African vampires discussed here are not the undead but men and occasionally women specifically employed-as firemen in East Africa and game rangersExpand
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Poisoned Food, Poisoned Uniforms, and Anthrax: Or, How Guerillas Die in War
Many people believe that Rhodesia, struggling to maintain minority rule in Africa, used chemical and biological weapons against African guerilla armies in the liberation war. Clothes and food wereExpand
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