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The Resource Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (electronic resource)

Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (electronic resource)

Label
Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya
Title
Worries of the heart
Title remainder
widows, family, and community in Kenya
Statement of responsibility
Kenda Mutongi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Mutongi, Kenda
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Widows
  • Women
  • Families
  • Kenya
Label
Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Everyday life -- Western Kenya, 1880-1902 -- Feeble little lads looking for food -- "What harm can an old dry bone do?" -- Lessons in practical Christianity -- Living "in line" -- The impact of gold mining -- Land conflicts in the 1930s -- Family life -- Educating "progressive" sons -- The burden of "progressive" sons -- Cash, cows, and bridewealth -- Domestic education at the girls boarding school -- Moral panic -- Wife beating -- Postcolonial promises -- Citizenship and land rights in postcolonial Kenya -- Rural widows, city widows, and the fight for inheritance
Control code
ebr10265967
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Everyday life -- Western Kenya, 1880-1902 -- Feeble little lads looking for food -- "What harm can an old dry bone do?" -- Lessons in practical Christianity -- Living "in line" -- The impact of gold mining -- Land conflicts in the 1930s -- Family life -- Educating "progressive" sons -- The burden of "progressive" sons -- Cash, cows, and bridewealth -- Domestic education at the girls boarding school -- Moral panic -- Wife beating -- Postcolonial promises -- Citizenship and land rights in postcolonial Kenya -- Rural widows, city widows, and the fight for inheritance
Control code
ebr10265967
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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