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Clothing and difference : embodied identities in colonial and post-colonial Africa

Auteur(s) : Hendrickson, Hildi (Éd.)Description matérielle : viii-268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Collection : Body, commodity, text Publication : Durham : Duke university press, 1996.Cote : F.594Note : Bibliogr. p. 245-259 ; Index.  Thématique : Ethnologie | Anthropologie du corps | VêtementThématique spécifique : Technique du corps | Hygiène | Histoire coloniale | Mode | Peau | Genre | Cycle de vie | Ornement corporel | Esprit | Représentation du corps | Représentation sociale Géographique : Afrique
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Introduction / Hendrickson, Hildi --

Virginity cloths and vaginal coverings in Ekiti, Nigeria / Renne, Elisha P. --

"I dress in this fashion": transformations in Sotho dress and women's lives in a Sekhukhuneland village, South Africa / James, Deborah --

Mediating threads: clothing and the texture of spirit/medium relations in Bori (Southern Niger) / Masquelier, Adeline --

Female "Alhajis" and entrepreneurial fashions: flexible identities in Southeastern Nigerian clothing practice / Bastian, Misty L. --

Dressing at death: clothing, time, and memory in Buhaya, Tanzania / Weiss, Brad --

Dressed to "shine": work, leisure, and style in Malindi, Kenya / Schoss, Johanna --

"Sunlight soap has changed my life": hygiene, commodification, and the body in colonial Zimbabwe / Burke, Timothy --

Bodies and flags: the representation of herero identity in colonial Namibia / Hendrickson, Hildi.

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