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Gender and decolonization in the Congo
the legacy of Patrice Lumumba
Karen Bouwer.

Published 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York City .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Gender and decolonization in the Congo focuses on women and questions of gender in its examination of Patrice Lumumba (1925-1961), the assassinated leader of the independent Congo"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The gender of decolonization
Lumumba on women : from domesticity to political mobilization
Lumumba and women : the personal meets the political
Andrée Blouin : a sister among brothers in struggle
Léonie Abo : the political lessons of the Maquis
Césaire's Lumumba : a symbol of sexual and political prowess
Peck's personal Lumumba : the maternal voice in death of a prophet
Pecks' Hollywood Lumumba : a masculine hero.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
967.51/024092
Library of Congress
DT658.2.L85 B68 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23980983M
Internet Archive
genderdecoloniza00kare
ISBN 13
9780230615571
LC Control Number
2009050952

History

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