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

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

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
MiAaPQ
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Mutongi, Kenda
Dewey number
306.88/30967628
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1058.5.K4
LC item number
M88 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Widows
  • Women
  • Families
  • Kenya
Label
Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=408633
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC408633
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC408633
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL408633
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10265967
  • (CaONFJC)MIL196600
  • (OCoLC)476230002
Label
Worries of the heart : widows, family, and community in Kenya, Kenda Mutongi, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=408633
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC408633
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC408633
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL408633
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10265967
  • (CaONFJC)MIL196600
  • (OCoLC)476230002

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