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Speak out, Black sisters : feminism and oppression in Black Africa / Awa Thiam ; translated by Dorothy S. Blair.

Author/Creator:
Thiam, Awa author.
Standardized Title:
Parole aux négresses. English
Other Title:
Black sisters, speak out
Publication:
London ; Dover, N.H. : Pluto Press, 1986. , ©1986
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 136 pages ; 20 cm
Subjects:
Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Muslim women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Sex discrimination against women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.
Feminism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Feminism.
Muslim women -- Social conditions.
Sex discrimination against women.
Women -- Social conditions.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Form/Genre:
Case studies.
Place of Publication:
England London.
United States New Hampshire Dover.
Language:
Translation of: La parole aux négresses.
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Preface
Part 1. The voices of black women
Part 2. The trials and tribulations of the black African woman
1. Clitoridectomy and infibulation
2. Institutionalized polygamy
3. Sexual initiation
4. Skin whitening
Part 3. Feminism and revolution
Conclusion. What suggestions should we make to our black sisters?
Selected bibliography.
Notes:
Translation of: La parole aux négresses.
"This edition first published in 1986. Translation copyright ©1986 by Dorothy S. Blair"--verso of title page
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-136).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1986
Contributor:
Blair, Dorothy S., translator.
Pluto Press, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Thiam, Awa. Parole aux négresses. English. Speak out, Black sisters.
ISBN:
0745300502
9780745300504
OCLC:
20824297
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