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Author Nast, Heidi J.

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

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxx, 245 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.
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 -- Concubine losses and male gains -- British colonial abolition of slavery and concubinage.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- Nigeria -- Kano -- Social conditions.
Concubinage -- Nigeria -- Kano.
Human geography -- Nigeria.
Kano (Nigeria) -- Politics and government.
Kano (Nigeria) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0816641536 (hc : alk. paper)
0816641544 (pb : alk. paper)

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