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Old Wives' Tales: Life-Stories of African Women
Old Wives' Tales Life-Stories of African Women Author:Iris Andreski The daily life and thought of Ibibio women in southeastern Nigeria: Stories and biographies of 25 elderly women in ethnological perspective;translated into English,with a 60 page introduction. — Tribal and evolving urban life without sentimentality about noble savages or European corruption. Items include: The Reluctant Sorceress, A Chief's Widow... more », A Prosperous Wife, A Bitter Woman, The Barren Wife, A Traveled Woman, The Slave's Daughter, A Conservative, The Pawned Daughter, The Hunter's Wife, A Village Schoolmistress, The Midwife's Tale, etc.
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