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作者 Semley, Lorelle D., 1969-
書名 Mother is gold, father is glass : gender and colonialism in a Yoruba town / Lorelle D. Semley
出版項 Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011
國際標準書號 9780253355454 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253222534 (pbk. : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  HQ1811.Z9 K43 2011    在架上    30530001170323
說明 xvi, 235 p. ; 24 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-219) and index
Prologue: "Mother is gold, father is glass": power and vulnerability in Atlantic Africa -- Founding fathers and metaphorical mothers: history, myth, and the making of a kingdom -- How kings lost their mothers: politics of the Atlantic slave trade -- Giving away Kétu's secret: wives on the eve of war -- "Where women really matter": the "queens" of Kétu and the challenge to French imperialism -- "Without family ... there is no true colonization": perspectives on marriage -- "The opening of the eyes": the politics of manhood on the eve of independence -- Mothers and fathers of an Atlantic world -- Epilogue: A rebirth of "public mothers" and kings
主題 Women -- Benin -- Kétou -- History
Women, Yoruba -- Political activity -- History
Mothers -- Political activity -- Africa, West -- History
Sex role -- Africa, West -- History
Kétou (Benin) -- Social life and customs
Kétou (Benin) -- History
Africa, West -- History -- 1884-1960
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