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Hausa women in the twentieth century

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women, Hausa (African people),
  • Women, Muslim.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Catherine Coles and Beverly Mack.
    ContributionsColes, Catherine M., Mack, Beverly.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21239888M
    ISBN 100299130207, 029913024X


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Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century Paperback – Septem by Catherine M. Coles (Editor), Beverly Mack (Editor)Format: Paperback. Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century refutes the notion that Hausa women are pawns in a patriarchal Muslim society.

The contributors, all of whom have done field research in Hausaland, explore the ways Hausa women have balanced the demands of Islamic expectations and Western choices as their society moved from a precolonial system through British colonial administration to inclusion in the modern.

Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century refutes the notion that Hausa women are pawns in a patriarchal Muslim society. The contributors, all of whom have done field research in Hausaland, explore the ways Hausa women have balanced the demands of Islamic expectations and Western choices as their society moved from a precolonial system through.

Hausa women in the twentieth century. This collection of articles presents data and analyses from recent scholarly research on women in 20th century Hausa society. Most Hausa today live in West Africa, in northern Nigeria, or southern Niger, and also in Ghana. Women's contradictory contributions to social and economic change in the twentieth century can be seen in their improvisations upon the seemingly fixed "traditions" surrounding marriage in Maradi.

Cooper finds that women in Maradi have simultaneously advanced their individual interests and undermined protections to women as a whole by redefining the role of "wife" in agriculture, by adopting seclusion. African literature - African literature - Hausa: The first novels written in Hausa were the result of a competition launched in by the Translation Bureau in northern Nigeria.

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Hausa, people found chiefly in northwestern Nigeria and adjacent southern Niger. They constitute the largest ethnic group in the area, which also contains another large group, the Fulani, perhaps one-half of whom are settled among the Hausa as a ruling class, having adopted the Hausa language and.

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The Hausa Factor in West African History. London: Oxford University Press. Coles, Catherine, and Beverly Mack, eds. Women in Twentieth Century Hausa Society. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Hill, Polly (). Rural Hausa: A Village and a Setting. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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