African Encounters with Domesticity

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List of Tablesvii
List of Contributorsxi
Introduction: Domesticity in Africa1 Karen Tranberg Hansen
Part 1: Varieties of African Domesticity
1. Home-Made Hegemony: Modernity, Domesticity, and Colonialism in South Africa37 Jean and John L. Comaroff
2. Harem Domesticity in Kano, Nigeria75 Beverly B. Mack
3. Civilized Servants: Child Fosterage and Training for Status among the Glebo of Liberia98 Mary H. Moran
4. Domestic Science Training in Colonial Yorubaland, Nigeria116 LaRay Denzer
Part 2: Domestic Encounters
5. Colonial Fairy Tales and the Knife and Fork Doctrine in the Heart of Africa143 Nancy Rose Hunt
6. Colonial and Missionary Education: Women and Domesticity in Uganda, 1900-1945172 Nakanyike B. Musisi
7. "Educating Eve": The Women's Club Movement and Political Consciousness among Rural African Women in Southern Rhodesia, 1950-1980195 Sita Ranchod-Nilsson


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