Re-Inventing Africa

Matriarchy, Religion and Culture

Ifi Amadiume

Re-Inventing Africa

Ifi Amadiume

Distributed for Zed Books

224 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $53.95 ISBN: 9781856495349 Published December 1997 For sale in North and South America only
Introduction Writing Africa
African social history and the sociology of history

Chapter One The Matriarchal Roots of Africa

Chapter Two Race and Gender
Cheikh Anta Diop's Moral Philosophy

Chapter Three Theorizing Matriarchy in Africa
Kinship Ideologies and socio-cultural systems in Africa and Europe

Chapter Four Women?s Achievements in African Political Systems
Transforming culture for 500 years

Chapter Five Gender and Social Movements in Africa
A West African experience

Chapter Six Gender and the Contestation of Religion
A historical perspective on African societies

Chapter Seven African Women and Politics
A history of transformation

Chapter Eight Cycles of Western Imperialism
Feminism, race, gender, class and power

Chapter Nine In the Company of Women
Love, struggle, class and our feminisms
For more information, or to order this book, please visit
Google preview here

Chicago Manual of Style |

RSS Feed

RSS feed of the latest books from Zed Books. RSS Feed