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Author Nast, Heidi J.
Title Concubines and power : five hundred years in a Northern Nigerian palace / Heidi J. Nast ; foreword by Hausatu Abba Ado Bayero.
Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, c2005.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ696.7 .N37 2005    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ696.7 .N37 2005    AVAILABLE  
Author Nast, Heidi J.
Subject Women -- Nigeria -- Kano -- Social conditions.
Concubinage -- Nigeria -- Kano.
Human geography -- Nigeria.
Kano (Nigeria) -- Politics and government.
Kano (Nigeria) -- History.
Description xxx, 245 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note 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, 1806-1855 -- Concubine losses and male gains, 1846-55 -- British colonial abolition of slavery and concubinage, 1903-1960.
ISBN 0816641536 (hc : alk. paper)
0816641544 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC # 56404863