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Old wives' tales : life-stories of African women / Iris Andreski.

Author/Creator:
Andreski, Iris.
Edition:
First Schocken paperback edition
Publication:
New York : Schocken Books, 1971.
Series:
Sourcebooks in Negro history
Sourcebooks in Negro history
Schocken paperbacks ; SB325
Format/Description:
Book
190, [2] pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Ibibio (African people).
Women -- Nigeria.
Women.
Nigeria.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Introduction
The reluctant sorceress
The home daughter
The magic water-pot
A reprieved man's daughter
A chief's widow
The money-doubler's widow
A village schoolmistress
A prosperous wife
A bitter woman
The barren wife
The widow bound by sorcery
A deaconess
The midwife's tale
The hunter's wife
The pawned daughter
A fortunate woman
The oldest inhabitant
A conservative
The twin who survived
The blind man's wife
A happily-married woman
The slave's daughter
A travelled woman
The witch's great-grand-daughter
A lady member of Ekpo
A nursing sister.
Notes:
Originally published in hardback in 1970.
"Cover design by Peter Oldenburg."
Includes index.
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:
1971
1970
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Andreski, Iris. Old wives' tales.
ISBN:
0805203257 :
9780805203257
OCLC:
8364999
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