Our new husbands are here households, gender, and politics in a West African state from the slave trade to colonial rule

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Full title: Our new husbands are here [electronic resource] : households, gender, and politics in a West African state from the slave trade to colonial rule / Emily Lynn Osborn.
Main author: Osborn, Emily Lynn.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : households, gender, and politics in West African history
  • Origins : the founding of Baté, 1650/1750
  • Growth : warfare and exile, commerce and expansion, 1750/1850
  • Conflict : warfare and captivity, 1850/81
  • Occupation : Samori Touré and Baté, 1881/91
  • Conquest : warfare, marriage, and French statecraft
  • Colonization : households and the French occupation
  • Separate spheres? : colonialism in practice
  • Conclusion : making states in the Milo River Valley, 1650/1910.