Masculinity As a World Historical Category of Analysis

  title={Masculinity As a World Historical Category of Analysis},
  author={S. Yarrow},
I would like to begin this chapter by citing two passages at length. First: King Overami came into Benin City with a large following, amounting to 700 or 800 people, all unarmed, headed by messengers with a white flag in front. He was supported in the usual way by chosen men holding him up by each arm. Some twenty of his wives who accompanied him, were of a very different class from those seen previously. They had fine figures, with their hair worn in the European chignon style of some years… Expand
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