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Men and masculinities in modern Africa

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Men -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Masculinity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Masculinity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Lisa A. Lindsay and Stephan F. Miescher
    SeriesSocial history of Africa
    ContributionsLindsay, Lisa A, Miescher, Stephan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1090.5.A357 M45 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 265 p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17087336M
    ISBN 10032500255X, 0325002541
    LC Control Number2002027620

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