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The Resource Conjugal rights : marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon, Rachel Jean-Baptiste

Conjugal rights : marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon, Rachel Jean-Baptiste

Label
Conjugal rights : marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon
Title
Conjugal rights
Title remainder
marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Jean-Baptiste
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
306.8096721
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HQ694.9
  • HQ694.9
LC item number
  • .J43 2014
  • .J43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
Label
Conjugal rights : marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon, Rachel Jean-Baptiste
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Stanford University, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • "Faire bon ami" (to be good friends) : sex, pleasure, and punishment
  • "A black girl should not be with a white man" : interracial sex, African women, and respectability
  • Introduction: narrating a history of domestic life, sexuality, and being in urban Africa
  • From Atlantic Ocean trading post to colonial outpost, 1849-1929
  • Marriage, trade, and the founding of Libreville, 1849-1910
  • Planning, protest, and prostitution : Libreville in the era of timber, 1910-1929
  • Libreville's growth, 1930-1960
  • Migration and governance : the expansion of Libreville
  • The bridewealth economy : money and relationships of affinity
  • Jurisprudence : marriage and divorce law
Control code
878953439
Extent
xiii, 300 pages.
Isbn
9780821421192
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014014964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (CaEvSKY)sky259598687
  • (OCoLC)878953439
Label
Conjugal rights : marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon, Rachel Jean-Baptiste
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Stanford University, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • "Faire bon ami" (to be good friends) : sex, pleasure, and punishment
  • "A black girl should not be with a white man" : interracial sex, African women, and respectability
  • Introduction: narrating a history of domestic life, sexuality, and being in urban Africa
  • From Atlantic Ocean trading post to colonial outpost, 1849-1929
  • Marriage, trade, and the founding of Libreville, 1849-1910
  • Planning, protest, and prostitution : Libreville in the era of timber, 1910-1929
  • Libreville's growth, 1930-1960
  • Migration and governance : the expansion of Libreville
  • The bridewealth economy : money and relationships of affinity
  • Jurisprudence : marriage and divorce law
Control code
878953439
Extent
xiii, 300 pages.
Isbn
9780821421192
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014014964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (CaEvSKY)sky259598687
  • (OCoLC)878953439

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