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Concubines and power : five hundred years in a Northern Nigerian palace / Heidi J. Nast ; foreword by Hausatu Abba Ado Bayero.

Author/Creator:
Nast, Heidi J.
Publication:
Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xxx, 245 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Women -- Nigeria -- Kano -- Social conditions.
Concubinage -- Nigeria -- Kano.
Human geography -- Nigeria.
Kano (Nigeria) -- Politics and government.
Kano (Nigeria) -- History.
Contents:
Grain treasuries and children : royal concubines in the 1500s and 1600s
Fecundity, indigo-dyeing, and the gendering of eunuchs
Great transformations : expropriation and fulani rule, 1806-1855
Concubine losses and male gains, 1846-55
British colonial abolition of slavery and concubinage, 1903-1960.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.
ISBN:
0816641536 (hc : alk. paper)
0816641544 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56404863