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Women creating patrilyny

gender and environment in West Africa

by Audrey Smedley

  • 53 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jos Plateau (Nigeria),
  • Nigeria,
  • Jos Plateau.
    • Subjects:
    • Women, Birom -- Kinship.,
    • Women, Birom -- Social conditions.,
    • Women, Birom -- Psychology.,
    • Patrilineal kinship -- Nigeria -- Jos Plateau.,
    • Sex role -- Nigeria -- Jos Plateau.,
    • Jos Plateau (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-271) and index.

      StatementAudrey Smedley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.45.B58 S64 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675278M
      ISBN 100759103178, 0759103186
      LC Control Number2003011061

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