Women's Roles in Sub-Saharan AfricaBook - 2012
This exhaustive exploration of the sociocultural, political, and economic roles of African women through history demonstrates how African women have shaped--and continue to shape--their societies.
* Describes chronological events in women's lives covering precolonial to postcolonial Africa
* Includes photographs of powerful women in colonial Africa; arts such as bead-making, pottery, and basketry; contemporary women in politics; and more
* Lists significant bibliographical materials from historical, anthropological, ethnographical, and sociological sources