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Women of the Grassfields: A Study of the Economic Position of Women in Barmenda, British Cameroons

Social science


by
Phyllis Kaberry

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 11.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This classic ethnography examines the social and economic position of women in Bamena, British Cameroons, in 1944. The field study was prompted by the conditions in Bamenda, when despite considerable natural resources, there was underpopulation, a very high infant mortality, and the status of women was very low. This rich and engaging study looks at all aspects of life in Bamena, and includes a number of original photographs.